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.

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.

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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Earthenware sculpture from XVIII century – Fábrica do Rato- Lisbon

Escultura Fab RatoConservation status: Numerous fractures; Edges abrasion, absence of ceramic paste and decorative elements; Dirt impregnated on surface and edges; Existence of biological contamination and inert material aggregated to fragments.

Intervention: Removal of biological contamination followed by preventive treatment application; Cleaning and removal of inert material aggregated to fragments; Consolidation; Bonding; Filling; Chromatic reintegration; Protective finish.

Horse Figure in Faience from Leonel Cardoso – Sacavém factory, Portugal

Cavalo em faiança

Conservation status: Numerous fractures; Deterioration of edges; Earlier intervention with poorly executed bondings and full repaint of the damaged area; Absence of ceramic paste.

Intervention: Removing previous intervention; Cleaning; Consolidation; Bonding; Filling; Chromatic reintegration; Protective Finish.

 

Faience traditional portuguese dish

Prato FaiançaConservation status: Numerous fractures; Edges degradation and absence of ceramic paste; Impregnated dirt in the whole surface.

Intervenção: Cleaning; Consolidation; Bonding; Filling; Chromatic reintegration; Protective Finish.