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Moving house can be a stressful time for anyone; this experience was made even more difficult for one of our clients after their artwork was damaged by a removal company. Two highly cherished and sentimental paintings were substantially damaged – this was even harder to see after they had been entrusted to a company for… Read more »
There is no greater cause of distress for ceramic collectors when their unique ornaments are damaged and end up in pieces. This happened very recently for one of our clients whose precious Goldscheider figurine had severely snapped in multiple places. The figurine is of a young girl with a lamb. It is a very rare… Read more »
When a watercolour has foxing, looking back at the before and after photographs is always fascinating to see the difference we’ve achieved from the restoration. Even when a watercolour is completely covered in marks, there is always something that can be done. You’d be forgiven for thinking when you see the before photos below that… Read more »
Alongside foxing and tears, acid-staining is another very common issue for works-on-paper. The problem stems from when acidic and inappropriate backing materials have been used by the artist or framer, and subsequently, pollutants have leached out into the artwork. Unsuitable materials will have been used for paintings of a certain age when the effects of acid… Read more »
It is always a privilege for our team to be able to preserve items which have special historical significance. This was the case recently when we restored a 1940 army beret that was in need of cleaning and restoration. The beret is very special to our client, who wished to have a sympathetic restoration focused… Read more »
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The restoration of Ms Wrightson’s family painting was a unique experience for our whole team. It all started with Ms Wrightson enquiring via our website and disclosing fascinating details about her much-admired painting. The painting is by 17th Century Dutch artist Aelbert Cuyp and has been in the family for many years through Ms Wrightson’s… Read more »