Single-door Egerland cupboard

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Furniture / Further kinds of interior decoration items

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/45756

Description

Single-door cupboard, richly painted. On the side panels at the top there is a town, on the bottom left a bride with a large white bonnet and a blue and red dress. She is holding a flower. To the right is the groom with a red coat and a bicome hat; he, too, is holding a flower. Below, on both sides, there is a vase with flowers and a pair of birds. At the front, top, there is a hunting scene with a hunter and various game, in the middle is the date 1793. The door is comprised of two areas; in the upper area the bridal couple is depicted, clothed similarly to the figures on the side panels, as well as a stag and a bird. Below them is the couple, the man is clothed similarly to the figure above; the woman’s clothing is different (brimmed hat, wide sleeves tied together with laces). In this area the man is giving the woman a heart and a stag lies between them. The cupboard is grooved at the top and bottom and stands on four bun feet. Egerland.1793.

Height

172 cm

Width

119.5 cm

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Unknown

Provenance

Purchase from the Dorotheum 1938-45

Provenance according to museum / collection

Purchased from the 475th auction at Dorotheum

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

475th auction, 2nd - 5th of June, auction lot 523

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