Photos Before/After

Object Conservation

Sculptures of fruit composed of carved ivory which was separating due to warping caused by shrinkage. Treatment involved infilling the separations using reversible materials.

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Post-treatment; after infilling the seam separation using reversible materials2.jpg
Sculpture_of_pineapple.jpg
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Sculpture of fruit composed of carved ivory which is separating down the center seam due to warping caused by shrinkage.jpg
Post-treatment; after infilling the seam separation using reversible materials22.jpg

Wood model of adobe structure that was covered in soot deposits during a fire

Wood model of adobe structure that was covered in soot deposits during a fire.jpg
Post-treatment after cleaning.jpg

shattered porcelain Vase

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Collected fragments of shattered porcelain

Collected fragments of shattered porcelain

All pieces were reattached. The gaps were filled with an epoxy resin. Repairs were gently hand sanded. The micro-fractures on the interior of the vase were addressed.

All pieces were reattached. The gaps were filled with an epoxy resin. Repairs were gently hand sanded. The micro-fractures on the interior of the vase were addressed.

Detail after restoration

Detail after restoration

Detail after restoration

Detail after restoration