G.A. Hambleton’s baton with leaf motives

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

Name: G.A. Hambleton’s baton with leaf motives; Persons linked to the exhibit: G.A. Hambleton; Date: 1910; Country: Great Britain; Town: London; Materials: black French-polished wood, silver; Measurements: length 41,9 cm, diameter 2,1 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 101; Description:

Commemorative baton dedicated to G.A. Hambleton; conical baton made of black wood, French-polished, with silver fittings; octagonal fitting at the end of the grip, with a plain, rounded top and engraved leaf motives in rectangular frames on the sides; tip fitting rounded at the end, with a similar leaf motives on in rectangular fields; at 2/5 of the length, a silver ring, adjoining the body, with an engraved inscription and leaf motives in rectangular fields (leaves have a slightly different shape), similar to those on the octagonal grip fitting (the characteristic leaf motives in a simplified, geometrical field, similar to the one on the ring, can be encountered in a number of batons from the same collection, including nos. 11, 75, 100, 112, and on a different fitting in baton no. JSW 162); hallmarked in 1910, silversmith’s mark OO; inscription on the side of the grip fitting: STERLING SILVER

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


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