Baton with a monogram “KR”

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

Name: Baton with a monogram “KR”; Date: 1909; Country: Austria or Hungary; Town: unknown; Materials: ebony, silver; Measurements: length 44,9 cm, diameter 3,6 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 146; Description:

Ebony baton adorned with silver fittings, and a widening ferrule on the grip with impressed oak leaves with acorns, and a smooth tip with an engraved inscription (a monogram with a date); goldsmith’s marks (barely legible) indicate silver hallmark 800 of Austro-Hungarian make; the baton was probably presented to a conductor initialed KR on an anniversary celebrated on 4 November 1909

; Inscriptions:

KR / 19 4/ XI. 09.


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