Objects
Baton with a belt loop and monogram of King Gustav II Adolf. The late 16th - early 17th century
Baton with a belt loop and monogram of King Gustav II Adolf. The late 16th - early 17th century
Object type
Baton with a belt loop and monogram of King Gustav II Adolf
Place of origin
Sweden (?)
Date
The late 16th - early 17th century
Materials
Silver, copper alloy, wood, leather
Technique
Engraving, embossing, carving
Dimensions
Total length: 44,0 cm
Object history note
This baton was probably captured during the Battle of Poltava among the other personal belongings of King Charles XII of Sweden.
Publications
"An Perfect victory". In commemoration of 300-anniversary of the Battle at Poltava. Exhibition catalogue, St. Petersburg, 2009
Peter the Great and Moscow. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 1998
Russian Emperors and the Armoury Chamber. Moscow, 2006
Museum number
Ор-4795