"Wes and Lisa" baton

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

Name: "Wes and Lisa" baton; Date: 1936; Country: Great Britain; Materials: dark, black-lacquered wood, silver; Measurements: length 45,3 cm, diameter 1,4 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 129; Description:

Narrow baton made of dark wood with silver fittings; conical body made of black-painted wood; grip finished with fittings decorated with two impressed rings and repousse ornamentation; grip fitting has a flat top; on the side, initials engraved in a rhomboid frame; baton tip is plain, with a blunt finish; at 1/3 of the body, a plain, silver ring was added, without adornment, with an inscription dated 1936; dedication on the baton suggests it was a gift from friends or family, presented to an unknowns person.

; Inscriptions:

initials engraved on the grip fitting in a rhombus-shaped double frame: .W.J.B. , on the ring: GOOD LUCK / WES AND LISA / - 1936 -

; Catalog card:

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


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