"Gleiwitzer Liederkranz" baton of Gliwice

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

Name: "Gleiwitzer Liederkranz" baton of Gliwice; Date: 1929; Country: Poland; Town: Gliwice; Materials: French-polished wood, silvered brass, mother of pearl; Measurements: length 37,7 cm, diameter 1,7 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 29; Description:

Dark wood baton encrusted with mother of pearl; wide grip adorned with pearl blasting; silvered brass fittings; grip finishes with a flattened knob; tip finishes with a flattened ball made of mother of pearl; metal ribbon with an inscription in the mid section. As per inscription, the baton was presented in 1929 to an unknown person by M.G.V. (Männer Gesang-Verein) "Liederkranz" in Gliwice (then Gleiwitz, Germany)

; Inscriptions:

Gew. vom / M. G. V. Gleiwitzer „Liederkranz” / 6. 8. 1929

; Catalog card:

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


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