Baton of the U.G.W. Musical Society

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

Name: Baton of the U.G.W. Musical Society; Date: 1888; Country: Great Britain; Town: London; Materials: black, French-polished wood, silver; Measurements: length 49,2 cm, diameter 2,4 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 93; Description:

black baton with silver fittings; conical body made of black wood; octagonal grip fitting, widening at the end and finished with a small knob, decorated with impressed flowers, twigs and points on the side; octagonal ring in the middle, decorated with similar impressed motives, supplemented with an inscription frame; tip of the baton finished with a fitting decorated with minute points; hallmarked in London in 1888, silversmith’s mark J.H.R; on the side of the grip fitting, English  Design Registry Number: RD No 105524. Similar exhibits can be found in the same collection under inventory numbers JSW 104, 168, 35

; Inscriptions:

PRESENTED TO / U.G.W. MUSICAL SOCIETY, / BY Vaughan Davies / 1890

; Catalog card:

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


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