Restitution status: Heirs being sought
Categories: Weapons and technical instruments
Shaped like a house, with leather bosses. Front side black, bosses made from pewtered copper, embellished with hexagonal star, handle made from back of oxen. 35.83 to 28.35 in. Africa, Cameroon
Further kinds of material
Former owner according to museum / collection
Loan to museum/collection
Provenance according to museum / collection
On loan from the 'NSV-Hernals (i.e. the 'Volkswohlfahrt', a Nazi welfare organisation in the Viennese district Hernals)', July 1939
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 June 24, 2009 the Advisory Board unanimously reached the following decision: The Advisory Board recommends to the Federal Minister for Education, the Arts and Culture that the mentioned 92 ethnographic objects and 42 books be handed over to the legal successors of Ing. Dr. Georg Popper. The aforementioned objects are listed in the enclosed file and designated with NSV Hernals (probably Ing. Georg Popper).
© Art restitution National Fund of the Republic Austria for Victims of National Socialism