Watch-tower. Made of earthenware with drgarded green lead glaze.. Model represents a wooden structure with tiled roofs.
- Made in: China (North)
- Found/Acquired: China, tomb
- Height: 86 centimetres
- Width: 36 centimetres
- Depth: 36 centimetres
- Weight: 16.4 kilograms
2009 1 May-20 Sep, Victoria, Royal BC Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2009 11 Dec-2010 10 May, Madrid, Canal de Isabel II, Treasures of the World's Cultures
14 February 2009
Consolidate previous join to head of figure. Check surface consolidate if required.
Surface dirt/dust. Possible surface delamination
Upon closer inspection the surface that was delaminating and flaking was soil that has been applied post-excavation and therefore did not require consolidation. The previous join around the neck of the figure was consolidated with 10% Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) in acetone applied with a micropipette. Loose dirt and fluff was removed from all surfaces using a soft brush and a conservation vacuum cleaner.
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Object reference number: RRC8513
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