F. Gamble's baton

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

Name: F. Gamble's baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: F. Gamble; Date: 1927; Country: Great Britain; Town: London; Materials: wood, silver; Measurements: length 45,7 cm, diameter 1,7 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 18; Description:

Black, two-piece baton, screwed together at half-way point, with an internal metal connector; conical body made of black, French-polished wood; silver fittings on the grip and the screw, engraved with a floral ornament; plain tip fitting; inscription engraved on the grip fitting. Hallmarked in London in 1925; silversmith’s mark: T.W.D

; Inscriptions:

PRESENTED TO / F GAMBLE ESQ. / BY HIS STUDENTS / JAN. 1927  [seemingly 1827]


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