Category Archives: Restoration

Ivory Figurine Seated on an Onyx Base

Ivory Figurine Seated on an Onyx Base, Art Deco Period

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[su_column size=”3/5″]PROCESSES OF RESTORATION

  1. Research.
  2. Remodel missing areas with epoxy putty following researched documentation.
  3. Bond.
  4. Rub down modelled area with 00 flour paper.
  5. Retouch replaced area using airbrush.

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[su_column size=”1/4″] IVORY FIGURINE ON ACCEPTANCE – FRONT VIEW [/su_column]
[su_column size=”1/4″] IVORY FIGURINE ON ACCEPTANCE – SIDE VIEW[/su_column]
[su_column size=”1/4″]IVORY FIGURINE ON COMPLETION – FRONT VIEW[/su_column]
[su_column size=”1/4″]IVORY FIGURINE ON COMPLETION – SIDE VIEW
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Imogen Bittner

19th Century Majolica Milk Maid

19th Century Majolica Milk Maid

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[su_column size=”3/5″]PROCESSES OF RESTORATION

  1. Dismantle previous restoration
  2. Clean
  3. Bond
  4. Fill cracks, chips / remodel missing areas
  5. Rub down fills/ remodelled areas using 00 flour paper
  6. Retouch using airbrush / hand painting.

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FIGURE ON ACCEPTANCE- FRONT VIEW [/su_column]
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FIGURE ON ACCEPTANCE- BACK VIEW[/su_column]
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FIGURE ON ACCEPTANCE- DETAIL OF NECK[/su_column]
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FIGURE ON ACCEPTANCE- DETAIL OF NECK[/su_column]
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FIGURE ON ACCEPTANCE- DETAIL OF STOOL[/su_column]
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FIGURE ON ACCEPTANCE- DETAIL OF HAT[/su_column]
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FIGURE AFTER DISMANTLING AND CLEANING[/su_column]
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FIGURE AFTER BONDING AND FILLING NECK BREAK[/su_column]
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AFTER MODELLING MISSING STOOL LEGS
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FIGURE ON COMPLETION – FRONT VIEW[/su_column]
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FIGURE ON COMPLETION – REVERSE VIEW[/su_column]
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DETAIL OF NECK – FRONT VIEW
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DETAIL OF NECK – LEFT VIEW
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DETAIL OF NECK – RIGHT VIEW[/su_column]
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DETAIL OF HAT / RIBBONS[/su_column]
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DETAIL OF STOOL[/su_column]
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DETAIL OF STOOL FROM ABOVE[/su_column]
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Imogen Bittner

Royal Worcester “Only Me” Figurine

Royal Worcester “Only Me” Figurine Modelled by Freda Doughty no. RW3226 circa 1940-1959.

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[su_column size=”3/5″]PROCESSES OF RESTORATION

  1. Dismantle previous restoration
  2. Clean
  3. Bond
  4. Fill
  5. Rub down filled areas with 00 flour paper
  6. Retouch using airbrush / hand painting.

Scroll down for photographs of the different processes involved.
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FIGURINE ON ACCEPTANCE- REVERSE VIEW [/su_column]
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FIGURINE ON ACCEPTANCE- SIDE VIEW[/su_column]
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FIGURINE DISMANTLED AND CLEANED – REVERSE VIEW[/su_column]

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MISSING AREAS AFTER BONDING[/su_column]
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SHOWING FILLED AREA TO UNDERSIDE[/su_column]
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FIGURINE ON COMPLETION – RIGHT VIEW[/su_column]

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FIGURINE ON COMPLETION – BACK VIEW[/su_column]
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FIGURINE ON COMPLETION – UNDERSIDE VIEW [/su_column]
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FIGURINE ON COMPLETION – FRONT VIEW[/su_column][/su_row] [su_row]