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 joint arrangement of precious glasses with valuable needle and bobbin lace in the MAK Renaissance Baroque Rococo Collection on permanent display not only complies with aspects of art history, but also places these delicate materials in a visual-sensuous dialogue with each other that enhances and accentuates their aesthetic effect with striking clarity.
Published for the exhibition of the same title (3.12.200322.2.2004) German/English 190 pages, b/w and full colored illustrations 29,5 x 27,5 cm, hardbound MAK, Vienna / Schlebrügge.Editor, Vienna 2003