Hazelnut cracker

Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified

Categories: Further categories / Further kinds of objects

Object Data

 

Artist

Museum

Inventory Number

ÖMV/45740

Description

Hazelnut cracker in lever form made of hardwood. The lower lever arm curved, with rectangular recess in which the narrow front part of the upper arm can move, secured with a cotter pin. Probably a travel souvenir, Zakopane, Poland. Date: 19th Century.

Height

19.5 cm

Width

8.1 cm

Provenance Data

 

Former owner according to museum / collection

Unknown

Provenance

Acquisition from the art market/antique shop

Provenance according to museum / collection

Acquisition from the antiquarian bookshop of August III von Miller zu Aichholz "Tracht und Heimatkunst", Neuer Markt 8, 1010 Vienna

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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