Cloakpin (Multi-headed needle)
Restitution status: Heirs being sought
Categories: Jewellery, Further categories / Prehistoric objects
Prähistorische Abteilung Nr. 1938/70223
Iron, fragmented, without date, site: Hallstatt, Upper Austria, bronze workshop (?)
Iron (including cast iron)
Former owner according to museum / collection
Robert (May 22, 1879 - June 23, 1938) and Margarete Piowaty-Lang (June 3, 1895 - August 2, 1972)
Purchase from a private collection
Provenance according to museum / collection
So called acquisition on October 16, 1938
Art Restitution Advisory Board
The Art Restitution Advisory Board has decided on the restitution of the art.
The Art Restitution Advisory Board has recommended that the art or cultural object is to be restored to the owners or their legal successors.
Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport
No decision has been reached so far.
The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.
In its meeting of November 8, 2006 the Advisory Board unanimously reached the following decision: The Advisory Board recommends to the Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture that the objects from the Natural History Museum in Vienna be handed over to the legal successors of Robert und Margarete Piowaty-Lang. The aforementioned objects are listed in the enclosed personal dossier and designated with „Robert und Margarete Piowaty-Lang“.
© Art restitution National Fund of the Republic Austria for Victims of National Socialism