Bowl made of pottery.
- Found/Acquired: USA
- (Americas,North America,United States of America)
1999 25 Jun-Present, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "Pueblo Pottery"
15 August 1994
Dismantle and restick. Gap fill. Paint. illip
Previously restored and bonded together.
Dismantled in an atmosphere of acetone in a glass desiccator with tissue support. Break edges brushed with stencil brush and acetone to remove adhesive. Reconstructed using HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) , joins supported with masking tape during curing. Missing areas, supported on one side with dental wax, filled with Superfine casting plaster (hydrated calcium sulphate) mixed with water. Cut back with scalpel blade and sanded smooth with various grades of abrasive paper. The outside of the bowl was painted with Rowney's Cryla colours (acrylic) diluted with water applied with a sable brush, the inside of the bowl was painted with Dulux vinyl matt (emulsion) paint mixed with Rowney's Cryla colours (acrylic) diluted with water and applied with a sable brush.
Acquisition details unknown.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ENA21125
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