Two-piece baton (KS 5)

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

Name: Two-piece baton (KS 5); Date: turn of the 19th and 20th century; Country: unknown; Town: unknown; Materials: black wood, metal; Ownership: Krzysztof Słowiński’s collection; Inventory number: KS 5; Description:

Two-piece baton; body made of black wood, narrowing along 1/3 of the length; at the end of the wider grip part, a fitting adorned with a frieze with laurel leaves, finished with a metal “acorn” on the flat top; the narrower tip finishes with a grooved fitting and a metal “acorn”; in the mid-section, a wide fitting with room for inscription, decorated on the sides with laurel leaves and grooving; two narrow metal rings inserted into wood on both sides of the middle fitting. The baton comes with a black, rectangular case, lined with purple cloth, hollowed to store the two pieces of the baton. Similar exhibits can be encountered in J.S. Witkiewicz’s collection under inventory numbers JSW 21, 23, 140, 16, 20, 22)

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Joanna Gul based on information provided by the owner


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