Our most memorable restorations from 2018

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Now another year has come to an end, we’ve taken some time to reflect and look back over some interesting – and unique – restoration projects that we completed in 2018. From easel paintings to clay elephants to model aircraft – the breadth of conservation work that we carry out in the studio may surprise… Read more »

Case Study: clay elephant

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Alongside our work restoring traditional easel paintings, we regularly repair and treat ceramic items. Whether a statue has been snapped or a plate has smashed into many pieces, our specialist conservators can take a look and provide our recommendations and advice. This is just what happened when we received an enquiry through for a unique… Read more »

How to protect paintings from smoke and fire damage

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As part of our disaster recovery services, we regularly receive fire and smoke damage paintings into the studio. A proportion of these paintings have sadly been damaged in house fires, in circumstances beyond the owner’s control. For many other oil paintings and works on paper that have fire and smoke damage from open fire and… Read more »

Stratfield Saye – Home of the Duke of Wellington

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A historic oil painting from the Duke of Wellington’s collection was recently discovered in the attic at the Duke’s Stratfield Saye estate. The Coat of Arms hatchment had suffered some damage and was evidently in a very fragile condition. After being contacted by Stratfield Saye, we visited the Hampshire residence and were able to provide… Read more »