Silver wand

Made:
1855 in London
maker:
Garrard and Company Limited
and
I G...

Silver wand of a Scottish medical institution, hallmarked I.G. in London, English, 1855. Possibly made by R.&S. Garrard & Co, 1843-1909, London silversmiths. Cylindrical baton with a thistle with two demons or pixies sitting on it at one end, at the other end is a length of fluting with a snake coiled around it, surmounted by a dome and sphere.

Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A123095
type:
wand - ceremonial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • weapons and ammunition
  • weapon
  • ceremonial weapon
  • ceremonial staff
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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