• 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

French giltwood mirror and frame damaged due to improper shipping

Condition before treatment

 Before treatment

Before treatment

 Shattered 3/8” thick beveled mirror glass at the bottom of the shipping crate

Shattered 3/8” thick beveled mirror glass at the bottom of the shipping crate

 Gilt gesso, plaster, and composition elements that detached due to impact during shipment

Gilt gesso, plaster, and composition elements that detached due to impact during shipment

During Treatment

 Reattaching detached and shatter gilt sculptural element

Reattaching detached and shatter gilt sculptural element

Before & After Restoration

 Giltwood mirror detail before conservation

Giltwood mirror detail before conservation

 Detail of gilded sculptural element after treatment

Detail of gilded sculptural element after treatment

 Mirror frame post-conservation with replacement mirror glass

Mirror frame post-conservation with replacement mirror glass