Baton with leaf motives

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

Name: Baton with leaf motives; Date: 1911; Country: Great Britain; Town: London; Materials: black French-polished wood, silver; Measurements: length 52,3 cm, diameter 1,9 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 112; Description:

Conical body made of black, French-polished wood, with silver fittings; widening octagonal fitting at the end of the grip, with a rounded top and decoratively serrated side, engraved with characteristic leaves with a simplified geometrical form  (a similar leaf motives on octagonal fittings can be found in other batons from the same collection, nos. 11, 75, 100, 101, as well as on another fitting in baton no. 162); rounded fit tipping with an engraving resembling leaves; at 2/5 of the length, an octagonal ring with decorated edges, carved similarly to those on the grip fitting, with engraved acanthus leaves and an oval inscription frame; hallmarked in London in 1911; silversmith’s mark OO

; Inscriptions:


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

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