Virgin and Child; Engraved silver plate with inlaid niello
- 1450-1500 (c.)
- Diameter: 24 millimetres
Suite of six roundels (Hind 59-64).
22 February 2005
Remove old lacquer. Clean to remove tarnish and improve legibility
Lacquered, tarnished, dirty. Two small nicks on the perimeter.
Dirt in the cross-hatching softened with Industrial methylated spirits (IMS - ethanol, methanol) applied with a cotton wool swab. Cotton wool swabs of sodium bicarbonate in distilled water paste then applied to remove tarnish. Residues removed with distilled water applied using cotton wool swabs, then by swabbing with a cotton wool swab of IMS, followed by a cotton wool swab with acetone .
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Object reference number: PPA55472
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