The archangels Michael, Raphael and Gabriel. c. 1475-85 Engraved silver plate with inlaid niello
- 1470-1485 (c.)
- Made in: Florence (probably)
- (Europe,Italy,Tuscany,Florence (province))
- Diameter: 47 millimetres
1987 Feb 5 - May 25, BM, 'An A-Z of P&D'
22 February 2005
Remove old lacquer. Clean to remove tarnish and improve legibility
Lacquered, tarnished, dirty. Very fragile break on right-hand side on perimeter.
Lacquer removal: Swabbed with acetone.Tarnish removal: Swabbed with sodium bicarbonate in distilled water paste, rinsed off by swabbing with distilled water, then swabbing with Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol, methanol), then swabbing with acetone.All swabs made of cotton wool.
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Object reference number: PPA55440
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