Two alcoholometers

Restitution status: Heirs being sought

Categories: Weapons and technical instruments

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

15396

Description

each in a wooden box made by Zlocha & Pausz, Vienna. 1.) No. 2759.C.G. 5343 v. J. 1873. Size of mantle: 19.29 in. long; diameter 1.18 in. Size of the alcoholometer: 16.73 in. long; diameter 0, 87 in. 2.) No. 1791.Wr.G. 7092 v. J. 1871. Size of mantle: 19.29 in. long; diameter 1.18 in. Size of the alcoholometer: 42,8 cm long; diameter 0.98 in.

Material

Wood, Further kinds of material

Period

2nd half of the 19th Century

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Wolf, Theodor Dr. Hofrat

Provenance

Benefaction/donation/presentation from a private collection

Provenance according to museum / collection

With letter from 23.5.1938 the director of the Technical Museum Vienna confirmed the receipt of a coin balance and two alcoholometers as a donation and a punch with automatical counter as a loan from Dr. Wolf.

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

Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery

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 June 1, 2007 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 objects from the Technical Museum Vienna with Austrian Mediatheque be handed over to the legal successors of Dris. Wolf. The aforementioned objects are listed in the file and designated with Hofrat Dr. Theodor Wolf.

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