Baton with a pentagonal tip

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

Name: Baton with a pentagonal tip; Date: 1895; Country: Germany or Austria; Town: unknown; Materials: French-polished wood (?), ivory, mother of pearl, metal; Measurements: length 36 cm, diameter 1,5 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 144; Description:

Black baton with ivory tips and a conical body; the grip has an ivory tip with two blackened rings, and an encrusted cross made of mother of pearl, on a round, black, wooden background; the opposite tip has a pentagonal ivory finish, decorated with pearl blasting and ending with a flattened ball; in the mid-section of the body, a metal plate was fitted, with an inscription containing a dedication to the conductor, currently partly threadbare (the conductor’s surname is completely illegible)

; Inscriptions:

Seinem / Direktor [?] / ..... / 30.11.95


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