Chinese Ginger Jar

The fragments were cleaned with a weak solution of a non-ionic detergent followed by cleaning with the controlled use of a GV Derotor Steam Cleaner.

The fragments were then bonded using a water-white epoxy resin applied by capillary action. Any chips were filled with a coloured paste made from epoxy resin, fumed silica and artist’s dry powder pigments. These filled were refined with various grades of sanding fabric and then polished with a plastic polish.