Ivory baton

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

Name: Ivory baton; Date: turn of the 19th and 20th century; Country: unknown; Town: unknown; Materials: ivory, gilded brass; Measurements: length 44,3 cm, diameter 1,6 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 153; Description:

White ivory baton with brass fittings; conical body; grip fitting with a flat and plain top, decorated with impressed twigs and rays in triangular panels; blunt tip fitting, adorned with an impressed ray pattern on the side, analogically to the grip fitting; at 1/3 of the length, a plain brass ring with room for inscriptions, impressed with twigs along the edges. Decorations on the fittings are similar to those in other batons in the same collection (JSW 152, JSW 91), as well as baton KS 1 from K. Słowiński’s collection

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


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