Decorative jug

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Arts and crafts / Vessels

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/45.597

Description

Red burning earthenware, flat, broad base, rough, small bulge at the base, pot-bellied body with a low center of gravity, high narrow neck with superimposed head. Spout designed like a shield, triangular cut out filling orifice, three openings for pouring. Double banded, twined handle, winding upward, broken and glued.
Three snakes with holed surfaces are appliquéd on to the main body of the vessel. Greenish glaze, brownish on the snake’s backs. Turkey?

Height

45.5 cm

Width

13.3 cm

Period

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

Purchase Antiquar + Franz Abraham, Vienna III, Ungargase [Abraham Antique Dealer, Ungargasse 12, Vienna 3, after the death of Anton Franz Abraham on 25.11.1941 it was run by his wife Maria]

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.

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