Sheaths fitting

Restitution status: No heirs to be found - utilization by the National Fund

Categories: Arts and crafts / Further kinds of arts and crafts

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

Kulturhistorische Sammlung *2.259

Description

Silver, cast, wrought, chased, black lacquer. Oval cartouche, vegetile tendrils partly lacquered. Mark: Woman's head in profile, one mark illegible. Indian ?, 19th century

Material

Silver

Height

8.3 cm

Width

4.6 cm

Motif

Ornaments

Period

1st half of the 19th Century, 2nd half of the 19th Century

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Spira collection ?

Provenance

Means of acquisition not clear

Provenance according to museum / collection

This object first appeared in the inventory of the historico-cultural collection in 1977 with the memo 'old holdings, in the museum (relocation) since 1941/43'. According to a list compiled in 1939, objects from the Spira collection had been handed over to the Museum of Cultural History and Applied Arts by the Gestapo. On the basis of an object description, it could be an item from the Spira collection.

Committee in charge

Styrian Provincial Government

Decision

The body in charge has decided to hand over the art or cultural object to the National Fund for utilization.

Implementation

The art or cultural object was utilized by the National Fund.

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