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

Name: Baton; Date: turn of the 19th and 20th century?; Country: unknown; Town: unknown; Materials: French-polished wood, brass alloy; Measurements: length 38 cm, diameter 1,5 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 21; Description:

the core was made of dark French-polished wood, narrowing at 1/3 of the length; the tip of the wider part (grip) was decorated with a fitting adorned with a frieze featuring laurel leaves and a metal ball at the flat top; the narrow tip was finished with a fitting decorated with a frieze featuring a meander and a metal ball; the mid section has a wide fitting with an allocated space for an inscription, decorated with a frieze featuring laurel leaves; both sides of the mid fitting was decorated with narrow metal rings interlaced with the wood.

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; Catalog card:

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


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