Baton with a rocaille ornament

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

Name: Baton with a rocaille ornament; Date: turn of the 19th and 20th century; Country: unknown; Town: unknown; Materials: ebony (?), silvered metal; Measurements: length 38 cm, diameter 2,3 cm, lyre width 2,6 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 148; Description:

Black cylindrical baton with metal fittings; in the middle of the wooden (ebony) body, a metal ring was attached with a rocaille motif and an inscription frame; pear-shaped fittings on both tips of the baton, adorned with motifs referring to a ring shape; one of the tips was finished with a decorative lyre (stringless), the other with a small cabbage-shaped knob. The baton is similar to two other exhibits from the same collection (inventory numbers JSW 149 and 150).

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