GLASS

Louis Comfort Tiffany tulip vase restoration

Louis Comfort Tiffany tulip vase restoration

Missing pieces are molded and cast in place with clear thermosetting resin.

Part of an Art Deco lamp base

Part of an Art Deco lamp base

Glass repair relies on very low-viscosity adhesives that don't shrink or yellow.

Overhead globe from a church ceiling

Overhead globe from a church ceiling

Missing design can be recreated with stencils and translucent paints.

Glass candelabra

Glass candelabra

Candelabra cleaning and repair is a specialty. Internal armatures can be straightened, and missing prisms can be replaced.

Dale Chihuly "ink pot"

Dale Chihuly "ink pot"

Before treatment

Dale Chihuly "ink pot"

Dale Chihuly "ink pot"

After treatment

Faience necklace before treatment

Faience necklace before treatment

Faience is an early proto-glass, with a vitrified surface and a crumbly interior.

Faience necklace after treatment

Faience necklace after treatment

Sealing the break surfaces well is critical to a good repair.

Faded glass lampshade panels

Faded glass lampshade panels

The original light sensitive pigments had dramatically faded on these panels.

Faded glass lampshade panels

Faded glass lampshade panels

First, all sixteen panels were removed from the armature.

Faded glass lampshade panels

Faded glass lampshade panels

The panels were cleaned, the remaining pigment was sealed, and the new pigment was stenciled onto the surface.

Faded glass lampshade panels

Faded glass lampshade panels

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Fine art conservation and restoration in Trumansburg, NY

On the west side of Cayuga Lake, nine miles from downtown Ithaca, NY

Conservation and restoration of antique and contemporary art objects, including sculpture, decorative arts, picture frames, ceramics, plaster, marble, ivory, metal, and wood.

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