Conservation

Treatment date
30 September 2011

Reason for treatment
Permanent Exhibition

Treatment proposal
Check surface of bowl and fish mount.
Ensure hanging elements are secure, renew as necessary
Assess fish element with a view to setting into base of bowl for dispaly with reversible mounting


Condition
The bowl is generally in a good condition although there is one section of old restoration that has failed causing a slight potential weakness to the bowl.



Treatment details
Repaired the small section of failed restoration. Used HMG Paraloid B72 (methyl ethyl methacrlylate) applied to the area. Held in place with Berner clamps while setting.