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Replacing Missing Ornaments on Period Picture Frames

Most frames, we regard as “old” were crafted by hand. Ornaments, made of “Compo” ( Gesso* with a dow like consistency), are adhered onto a wooden profile and then finished off with a water or oil gilding technique. Over time, through changes in humidity and […]

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Restoration of Sculptures

Whilst in transit, sculptures, because of their size, dimensions or physical make up, are difficult to handle. Frequently objects get damaged during the move. Transport in general requires adequate packaging, crating and careful handling. Here the unfortunate incidence whereby a fork lift was driven into […]