Baton with leaves of mother of pearl

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

Name: Baton with leaves of mother of pearl; Date: turn of the 19th and 20th century; Country: unknown; Town: unknown; Materials: wood, silvered metal, mother of pearl; Measurements: length 47,1 cm, diameter 2,2 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 6; Description:

Decoratively carved, intarsiated and encrusted baton; conical body made of dark-stained wood; middle section has a tetragonal shape; on both ends of the baton, short fragments carved into spiral coils; next to the grip, the baton has an oval shape; numerous, narrow rings made of light wood along most of the body, accompanied by round and elongated plates made of mother of pearl, intended to imitate small leaves; grip finished with a metal fitting with a knob; tip may have had a metal fitting, too (none preserved)

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