Wooden container: measure for grains

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Arts and crafts / Vessels

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/46084

Description

Wooden container, carved from a single block, round with a double-oval opening with a spout on the side, used as a measure for grains, etc. The surface is decorated with hammered round-headed nails and glass beads, geometric patterns; the base contains a rosette in the middle surrounded by punched circular motifs. Greece.

Height

20.4 cm

Width

12.8 cm

Period

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

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

unknown

Provenance

Means of acquisition not clear

Committee in charge

Board of the Society for Folk Life and Folk Art

Decision

No decision has been reached so far.

Implementation

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

Annotations

The procurement of this object in Athens by Director Arthur Haberlandt and its transport was only made possible by the German Embassy in Athens. However, no documentary evidence exists to prove its provenance or any form of payment. Therefore, this object is to be considered looted/expropriated.

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