John Lisle's baton

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

Name: John Lisle's baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: John Lisle; Date: 1887; Country: Great Britain; Town: Cullercoats; Materials: ivory, silvered metal; Measurements: length 49,6 cm, diameter 2,9 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 163; Description:

Ivory baton with silvered metal fittings; conical body; grip fitting in the form of a slightly flattened knob, impressed with acanthus leaves with flowers; atop the knob, a plain field in the form of a concave octagon; tip fitting adorned with the same acanthus leaf ornament with flowers; at 2/5 of the length, a metal ring, decorated analogically, with an inscription engraved in a concave polygonal frame, referring to the shape of the grip fitting

; Inscriptions:

Presented / To / MR. JOHN LISLE, / BY THE CHOIR OF P.M. CHAPEL / AND A FEW FRIENDS, / Cullercoats, 1887.

; Catalog card:

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


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