Baton with a repousse pattern

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: Baton with a repousse pattern; Date: 1895; Country: Great Britain; Town: Chester; Materials: dark, French-polished wood, silver; Measurements: length 52,2 cm, diameter 2,4 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 78; Description:

Black baton with elaborately decorated silver fittings; conical body made of dark, French-polished wood; grip with a widening fitting, convex on top, repoussed with wavy lines, similarly to the remaining silver components, i.e. grip fitting and inscription ring at 1/3 of the length. Hallmarked in Chester in 1895, silversmith’s mark EN (Ebenezer Newman & Co.?); one of the most stunning batons in the collection

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Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław)


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