Baton with a monogram BL

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

Name: Baton with a monogram BL; Date: 1895; Country: Great Britain; Town: Birmingham; Materials: dark wood, silver; Measurements: length 52,4 cm, diameter 1,8 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 92; Description:

Black baton with silver fittings; conical body made of dark wood; grip fitting with a rounded, plain top; silver ring with an engraved monogram at approximately 1/3 of the length; rounded tip fitting; all silver components decorated with an impressed floral twig motif. Hallmarked in Birmingham in 1895 (ring) and 1896 (grip); silversmith’s mark “ES” in an oval frame

; Inscriptions:

monogram engraved on the ring: BL

; Catalog card:

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


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