Madame Marie Evans’s baton

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

Name: Madame Marie Evans’s baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: Marie Evans; Date: 1910; Country: Great Britain; Town: London; Materials: wood, silver; Measurements: length 52,8 cm, diameter 2,2 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 75; Description:

Black baton with silver fittings engraved with a characteristic leaf motif; conical body made of lacquered or black-painted wood; silver grip fitting and inscription ring midway through the baton both have octagonal sections; all silver components engraved with a leaf pattern with a simplified, geometrical form (a similar motif on octagonal fittings can be found in several other batons from the same collections, i.e. nos. 11, 100, 101, 112, and in no. 162 on a different fitting). Hallmarked in London in 1910, silversmith’s mark OO. The baton was presented to Madame Marie Evans by her choir on 20 January 1914.

; Inscriptions:

From the Choir. / Madame Marie Evans. / Jan. 20th 1914.

; Catalog card:

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


<< Back