Examination

In addition to visual assessment by our conservators, the examinations are also enhanced by the following methods when appropriate:

  • X-Ray Imaging
  • Microscopic Analysis
  • Solubility Testing
  • Infrared Photography

Documentation

  • Timely on-site collection assessment
  • Photographic and written documentation of objects /collection
  • Detailed condition report, historic damage, and claim related damage where applicable
  • Treatment design and application
  • Treatment cost breakdown of claim related costs where applicable
  • 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
  • Before and After images
  • Post Treatment Reports
 Photo of a mahogany sculpture taken under UV light clearly revealing excessive wax deposits

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