Arabesque with trophies and Medusa head; Engraved silver plate with inlaid niello
- Height: 73 millimetres
- Width: 39 millimetres
Described on acquisition as "Modern Russian", which is probably correct.
23 February 2005
Remove old lacquer, clean to remove tarnish and enhance legibility
Lacquered, tarnished, dirty.
Lacquer removal: immersed in acetone for 1 minute and gently brushed. Swabbed with acetone.Tarnish removal: swabbed with sodium bicarbonate in distilled water paste, rinsed off by swabbing with water, then swabbing with Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol, methanol), then swabbing with acetone.
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Object reference number: PPA55438
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