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 Faiança

Conservation 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.