Fire screen

Restitution status: Heirs being sought

Categories: Furniture / Occasional furniture

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

70.412

Description

On three feet (nut-wood). Coloured embroidery (wool on canvas) behind glass, depicting a bird with roses and sea rose. Wool on canvas. Overall height 48.82 in.

Material

Wood, Further kinds of material

Height

75 cm

Width

60 cm

Motif

Animals

Provenance Data

 

Provenance

Acquisition from the VUGESTA/GESTAPO

Committee

Viennese Commission for Restitution

Pendency

Art restitution proceedings are pending.

Recommendation

The Art Restitution Advisory Board has established owners or their legal successors and has recommended to restore to them the art or cultural object.

Committee in charge

City of Vienna, executive city councillor in charge (municipal authorities)

Decision

The body in charge has decided to restore the art or cultural object to the owners or their legal successors.

Implementation

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

Annotations

Sixth Report on Restitution, Vienna 15 November 2005 (p. 236): 'At the meeting of 19 October 2004, the Viennese Commission on Restitution has unanimously come to the conclusion that the acquisitions of the municipal collections from the Vugesta can in general be regarded as objects of art which can be restituted.'

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