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Our client brought his small carved wooden guardian dogs to us for treatment. Pairs of Chinese guardian lion statues are decorative, symbolic elements at the entrances to structures in many Asian countries. Each is different, and should come in. pairs, … Continue reading
Two polychrome statues, one whose hand was previously repaired incorrectly. Both were quite dirty. Our job was to remove the poor repair, repair it correctly, and clean and stabilize the finish on both statues. The treatment was a mixture of … Continue reading
Gadrooning is a decorative motif which reminds me of flower petals lined up in one direction. On furniture, they are often an ornamental motif of uniform or tapering concave or convex shapes that often flank both sides of a central … Continue reading
by DKP “Chinese General Guard’s Treatment” is a slide show of MPF Conservation’s treatment of a pair of Chinese statues meant to be door guards. The treatment is a mixture of conservation techniques and restoration techniques. Both statues were dirty … Continue reading