Brooch, La Tène Age, in one part

Restitution status: Heirs being sought

Categories: Jewellery, Further categories / Prehistoric objects

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

Prähistorische Abteilung Nr. 1938/70216

Description

Bronze, fragmented, La Tène Age, site: Hallstatt, Upper Austria, bronze workshop (?)

Material

Bronze

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Robert (May 22, 1879 - June 23, 1938) and Margarete Piowaty-Lang (June 3, 1895 - August 2, 1972)

Provenance

Purchase from a private collection

Provenance according to museum / collection

So called acquisition on October 16, 1938

Committee

Art Restitution Advisory Board

Pendency

The Art Restitution Advisory Board has decided on the restitution of the art.

Recommendation

The Art Restitution Advisory Board has recommended that the art or cultural object is to be restored to the owners or their legal successors.

Committee in charge

Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport

Decision

No decision has been reached so far.

Implementation

The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.

Annotations

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“.

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