Figure; porcelain; dancing girl holding a mask.
- 1750 (circa)
- Factory in: Derby
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Derbyshire,Derby (Derbyshire))
- Height: 6.7 inches
27 October 1993
Reason for treatment
Remove old restoration, clean. Remodel hand and mask, retouch.
Surface dirt. Previous restoration to hand and hat feather.
Surface dirt removed with tap water and Synperonic N (non ionic detergent,nonylphenol ethylene oxide condensate) 1% followed by tap water applied with cotton wool swabs. Previous restoration softened with tap water applied on cotton wool swabs and removed mechanically with a scalpel. Missing areas filled with Ciba Geigy XW396 (epoxy) 100 parts to 32 parts Ciba Geigy XW397 (epoxy) mixed with Cab-o-sil (fumed silica) and Winsor and Newton fine dry artist's pigments (comp. variable). Fills smoothed with various grades of abrasive papers. and a scalpel blade.
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Object reference number: MCT14991
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