Cylindrical baton

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

Name: Cylindrical baton; Date: turn of the 19th and 20th century?; Country: unknown; Town: unknown; Materials: French-polished wood, brass alloy; Measurements: length 37,5 cm, diameter 1,7 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 20; Description:

the wooden core was made of dark, French-polished wood; it is cylindrical, with symmetrical fittings on both ends; the fittings were decorated with palmettes on the sides, flat on the upper tip of the baton and finished with a small, metal, oval “acorn” (which is missing on one side); attached to the mid section of the baton was a metal ring with palmettes, flowers and en engraved frame reserved for an inscription

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; Catalog card:

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


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