C18th Large Chinese Porcelain Fish Bowl

The fish bowl had previously been repaired extensively. Old breakages had been repaired with adhesives that had become brittle and…

Chinese Ginger Jar

The fragments were cleaned with a weak solution of a non-ionic detergent followed by cleaning with the controlled use of…

Large late C19th Meissen ‘Schneeballen’ vase and cover

Removal of Previous Repair Firstly, the rusting nut and bolt was removed and the vase and foot separated. There was…

Chinese hard-paste porcelain saucer. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736 – 1795)

Chinese hard-paste porcelain saucer. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736 – 1795), ca 1745. The interior is decorated en grisaille, heightened…