Bread stamp

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

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

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/46088

Description

Bread stamp with a column-like handle with a knob on the end. The stamp surface is a pointed oval bordered with a wavy line, in the middle a diamond subdivided into four fields. Greece.

Height

7.2 cm

Width

4.7 cm

Period

18th Century

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

unknown

Provenance

Means of acquisition not clear

Provenance according to museum / collection

Collection of Greek embroidery and wood carvings, Arthur Haberlandt from Athens

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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