Baton with a silver grip

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

Name: Baton with a silver grip; Date: XX w.; Country: United States?; Town: unknown; Materials: wood (rosewood), silver; Measurements: length 47,8 cm, diameter 3,3 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 128; Description:

Conical body made of dark wood (rosewood?), decorated with a double stripe in the middle of the length; original, silver grip fitting extends nearly to the mid-point of the baton (19 cm, almost along 1/2 of the length), decorated with molded [?] floral motives and a delicate engraving with a floral pattern, widening towards the end, with corrugated sides, flat on top; plain tip fitting, decorated with a plain linear ornament, does not cover the wooden tip. Hallmarks: on the grip, STERLING

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Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław)


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