Decorative jug

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Arts and crafts / Vessels

Object Data




Inventory Number



Russet burning earthenware, flat base, small foot, pot-bellied shape with a long neck, curving outward to form a wide, beak-like spout, end of the neck lidded with an opening for filling on one side and two holes on the side of the spout. Twisted handle. Applications in the form of rosettes, stars and garlands spread over the body. Glossy black-brownish base glaze covered in golden paintwork with botanical motifs. Oriental vessel shape. Turkey?


36 cm


18 cm


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

Provenance Data


Former owner according to museum / collection



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


No decision has been reached so far.


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

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