Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Two protractible silver lyre-shaped pickle forks

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Two protractible silver lyre-shaped pickle forks

Artist/ Creator
Anonymous
Title
Two protractible silver lyre-shaped pickle forks
Year
1880-1920
Size
18,3 x 2,5 cm
Inventorynumber
04797
Category
Applied art

Museum

Flipje en Streekmuseum Tiel

Conclusion

No information is available about who the Jewish owner was who entrusted these forks for safekeeping in Buren.

Explanation

It was the great-grandmother of the person who gave the forks to the museum who acquired them during the Second World War. She lived in Buren and received the forks from a Jewish woman in exchange for food. The great-grandmother promised to keep the forks for the woman to collect after the war. That never happened. They were given to the museum after the war.

Reconstruction origin

Before 1945
Jewish woman, Buren

Museum inventory

Before 1945
Great-grandmother of J.J. Verweij, Buren

Museum inventory

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J.J. Verweij, Buren

Museum inventory

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Donated to the museum by J.J. Verweij

Museum inventory

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Flipje- en Streekmuseum