Ink holder shaped like a bear
Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified
Categories: Arts and crafts / Vessels
Earthenware, modelled, glazed brown. Sitting on a square base on five feet is a three dimensional bear with an ink pot held between his paws. The sander is sunk into an opening in his head and has a jagged edge like a crown. The bear's fur is made of fine clay threads, the ink pot is decorated with a flower. Kröning, Lower Bavaria, Germany
Former owner according to museum / collection
Provenance according to museum / collection
Acquired from art dealer Viktor Reitzner, Wien I.