Photos Before/After

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

Carved ivory fruit (pear) before conservation
Carved ivory fruit (pear) after conservation
Carved ivory fruit (pineapple) before conservation
Carved ivory fruit (pineapple) after conservation
Carved ivory fruit (mangosteen) before conservation
Carved ivory fruit (mangosteen) after conservation

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

Wood adobe model before conservation
Wood adobe model after conservation

Shattered porcelain vase

Shattered porcelain vase in pieces

Shattered porcelain vase in pieces

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.

Porcelain vase detail after restoration

Porcelain vase detail after restoration

Porcelain vase detail after restoration

Porcelain vase detail after restoration