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The MAK Art Expertise

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