Welcome to the website of Mrs. Sabina Schröter - Restorer, Conservator for Sculptures and Polychrome Wooden Objects & Gilder in Berlin, Germany
Restoration | Gilding | Panel Painting | Wall Panels | Sculptures | Church Ornaments | Altars | Icons | Picture Frames | Furniture | Small Objects | Architectural Gilding
Zur deutschen Website hier klicken! [Deutsch]
Home Page
Museum and Gallery Tours
Professional Training & Experience
References
Examples of Work:

   Icons
   Furniture
   Frames
   Original Work
   Sculpture
   Organ
   Picture Clock
   Architectural Gilding

Contact
Legal Disclosure
 
Documentation of the Conservation and Restoration of a Green Polychromed Small Table

Full view, condition before restoration: missing ornamentation, damage to the ground and paint layer.

Full view, condition before restoration: missing ornamentation, damage to the ground and paint layer.

Description of Object

Object: Table
Workshop: unknown
Date: 18th century
Technique: Material oak, painted surface of table frame: chalk ground.
Visible surface in green tempera, applications on the front and two sides of the small table of white comp, gilding on red bole; the longitudinal rear side with no applications, paint layer with no ground coat applied, glazing directly on oak
Visible surface of table: Chalk ground, marbling in oil paint, varnish finish.
Dimensions: 75.0 x 62.5 x 79.0 cm
Owner: Private

Full view, condition before restoration: missing ornamentation, damage to the ground and paint layer.

Detailed view, condition before restoration: missing ornamentation, damaged areas in the gilded sections and painted surface. Visible: the original polychrome surface of the little table: turquoise green

Full view, condition before restoration: surface with tectate protrusions, damage in paint surface, water stains.

Detailed view, condition before restoration: damaged areas in the marbled paint surface.

Full view, final condition: re-attachment of loose areas of paint, puttied to original level, paint retouching.

Full view, final condition: replaced ornamentation using white compo, damaged areas repaired with putty, bole gilded and toned, paint retouching, surface cleaning

Copyright © 2002-2016 Sabina Schröter, Berlin, Germany - www.restoration-gilding.com - All rights reserved
Please also visit our german website: www.restaurieren-vergolden.de