The MAK offers expert opinions on the origin and genuineness of an artwork carried out by specialists in the following collection areas:
Book Art and Graphics Kathrin Pokorny-Nagel, , T +431 711 36-250
Design Heidemarie Caltik, , T +43 1 711 36-305
Glass and Ceramics Rainald Franz, , T +43 1 711 36-220
Metal and Wiener Werkstätte Elisabeth Schmuttermeier, , T +43 1 711 36-234
Furniture and Woodworks Sebastian Hackenschmidt, , T +43 1 711 36-256
East Asia and Islam Johannes Wieninger, , T +43 1 711 36-236
Textiles and Carpets Barbara Karl, , T +43 1 711 36-230
Expert opinions can only be given on the basis of the original objects and not of photographs.
Fees (plus VAT): > Verbal information on the provenance and genuineness of an object: 50 > Written expertise on the provenance and genuineness of an object drawn up in the MAK: 250 > Expert valuation on location (in Vienna), extra charge: 80/hour > Plus any translation fees which may arise
The History of the MAK Collection - from the Imperial Royal Austrian Museum of Art and Industry to todays MAK
The MAK is home to an unparalleled collection of applied arts, design, architecture, and contemporary art which has developed in the course of almost 150 years.