Baton with a monogram “OS”

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

Name: Baton with a monogram “OS”; Date: 1886; Country: Germany or Austria?; Town: unknown; Materials: dark French-polished wood, silvered metal; Measurements: length 27,4 cm, diameter 1,4 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 46; Description:

symmetrical baton made of dark French-polished wood; short, cylindrical body ending with identical plain cylindrical fittings made of silvered metal with decorative “teeth” carved on the edges (there is a gap between the edges of the fittings and the smooth, wooden body of the baton); the tips of the fittings are flat with engraved inscriptions;

; Inscriptions:

on one of the fittings: 1 Mai / 1886 ; on the other fitting: decorative monogram OS

; Catalog card:

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


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