Persian glazed ceramic vessel – The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman

Persian Vase NMOConservation status: Impregnated dirt and calcareous concretions in the glazed surface; Detached glazed in progress and loss of glaze in some areas;

Intervention: Dirt and concretions removal; Surface cleaning; Consolidation; Glaze gap filling and levelling; Chromatic reintegration of fill; Protective Finish.

Conservation Intervention of a Majolica Stove from XVI century belonging to Salzburg Museum

Majolica Stove fragment 36Conservation status: Previous intervention presenting excessive and aged repainting, as well as inappropriate fillers, without complying with the original aesthetic program according to fragment later discovered, whose replacement in the object was not possible; Dirt impregnated throughout the surface.

Intervention: Removal of excess fillers and repainting; Cleaning; Edge consolidation; Fill; Fill leveling; Chromatic reintegration allowing the identification of the new intervention; Protective finish.

Porcelain Bowl from Ming Dynasty – The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman

Taça Porcelana OmanConservation status: Previous intervention with poorly executed bonding with saliente glue and misplaced fragments; Ceramic elements united with two copper repair pins extremely oxidized; Several fractures; Absence of ceramic material; Impregnated dirt in the gaps edges and object surface.

Intervention: Previous intervention elements removal; Cleaning; Bonding; Filling; Leveling fills; Chromatic reintegration; Protective Finish.

Ceramic Elephant Plant Stand/side table

elefante bancoConservation status: Numerous fractures; Edges abrasion, absence of ceramic paste and decorative elements; Dirt impregnated on surface and edges.

Intervention: Cleaning; Consolidation; Bonding; Filling; Chromatic reintegration; Protective finish.

Bronze-mounted Sevres-style Cobalt Blue Porcelain Urn

Anfora 542Conservation Status: Previous intervention with traces of aged glue and misplaced fragments; Numerous fractures of different sizes; Gaps with considerable lack of ceramic paste and gold decoration; Dirt impregnated in the edges and on the object surface.

Intervention: Removal of previous bonding; Cleaning; Bonding; Filling with epoxy resin and inorganic pigments; Fillings levelling; Chromatic reintegration with airbrush and gold decoration retouch; Protective finish.

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Box with a male figure in glazed faience. António Alves Cunha – Caldas/Portugal

Antes e depoisConservation status: Extremely degraded object due to contamination with soluble salts; Fractured in numerous elements of different dimensions; Flaking of glazed surface, powderiness and loss of ceramic paste; Impregnated dirt on the surface; Previous restoration with ageing and poorly executed bonding in the cover.

Intervention: Desalination; Previous restoration removal; Cleaning; Consolidation; Bonding; Volumetric filling; Chromatic reintegration; Protective finish.

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Terracotta Glazed Vase

Taça Decorativa Terracota vidradaConservation status: Previous intervention showing aged and poorly executed bonding with salient glue; Extensively painted surface with the objective of omitting the intervention performed; Edges degradation and absence of ceramic paste; Impregnated dirt in the whole surface.

Intervention: Previous intervention removal; Cleaning; Consolidation; Bonding; Filling; Chromatic reintegration; Protective Finish.

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