Assessment

Examination

The condition examination is enhanced by using the following methods:

  • X-Ray technology
  • Microscopic analysis
  • UV light inspection
  • Chemical testing
  • Infrared photography

Documentation

  • Timely on-site collection assessment of claim related damages
  • Full documentation of objects /collection
  • Detailed condition reports outlining pre- and-post-claim related damage
  • Treatment design and application
  • Claim related cost breakdown
  • Consulting for claim related cost adjustment and expert opinion related to: damage and condition, conservation treatment design and prior treatments, as well as research and reporting for specific claim adjustments
Photo of a mahogany sculpture taken under UV light revealing excessive wax deposits

Photo of a mahogany sculpture taken under UV light revealing excessive wax deposits