Ink holder shaped like a bear

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Arts and crafts / Vessels

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/45766

Description

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 

Height

16.5 cm

Width

11 cm

Period

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

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Unknown

Provenance

Acquisition from the art market/antique shop

Provenance according to museum / collection

Acquired from art dealer Viktor Reitzner, Wien I.

Decision

No decision has been reached so far.

Implementation

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

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