Iron votive: sheep

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Further categories / Further kinds of objects

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/45742

Description

Votive offering forged from an iron band in the shape of a sheep with a flatly forged tail and iron bands have been forged into legs and ears, and inserted through eyelets. Upper Austria, 19 century [?].

Height

10.5 cm

Width

15.2 cm

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Unknown

Provenance

Purchase from the Dorotheum 1938-45

Provenance according to museum / collection

Acquired at auction, lot no. 460

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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