This text explains simply, step-by-step, how even inexperienced amateurs can achieve excellent results when they embark on porcelain restoration. Would-be restorers are introduced to the many options available and encouraged to discover which techniques suit their individual circumstances. Each stage in the process is illustrated and there is advice on the functions and uses of specialist tools. The book should prove of use to the experienced professional restorer as well as the novice.
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Nigel Williams, author of The Breaking and Remaking of the Portland Vase, was Head of the Ceramics and Glass Section in the Department of Conservation, British Museum, until his death in 1992. He was widely known as a teacher of ceramic conservation and wrote the first edition of this book to satisfy the needs of his numerous students in further education classes. This second edition has been extensively revised and updated by Loretta Hogan, Supervisor of the Ceramics and Glass Workshop in the Department of Conservation, with the help of Myrtle Bruce-Mitford.
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Book Description British Museum Press, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110714180513
Book Description British Museum Publications, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0714180513