The head of a young woman; Engraved silver plate with inlaid niello
- 1450-1500 (c.)
- Diameter: 24 millimetres
The lines not filled, possibly not intended for niello.
22 February 2005
Remove old lacquer. Clean to remove tarnish and improve legibility
Unlacquered, very darkly tarnished.
Swabbed with acetone. Then swabbed with sodium bicarbonate paste in distilled water to remove tarnish. Rinsed off by swabbing with distilled water only. Final swab with acetone. All swabs cotton wool.
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Object reference number: PPA55492
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