Boeotian pottery kylix, with lotus, palmette & ivy
leaf decoration on exterior., Greece, Late 5th Century B.C., D. 5
3/8” (13.7 cm.).
With old restoration
The old restoration was taken
apart. The surface cleaned and the fragments joined and gap-filled. The
white areas were then retouched with reversible colour.
Roman bronze pediment from a lararium, A pyramidal crown
above a dentil cornice. Atop the apex is a figure of a draped youth
wearing a filet, above each corner, an eagle.1st-2nd Century A.D., W. 17”
(43 cm.) H. 11 3/8” (29 cm.)
The proper left eagle has been lost. A cast was taken of
the right eagle and the positive was then reshaped into a mirror image. The
synthetic surface was painted to match the original surface.
Attic small black-figure lekythos. , Dancing maenad
flanked by two nude dancing satyrs., Ca. 500 B.C., H. 4 5/8” (11.8
The surface was heavily damaged due to salts from the
burial environment. The body was desalinated and cleaned mechanically. The
outlines of the figures were visible under the microscope and were
repainted with acrylic colour. All the repainting is reversible.
Egyptian limestone sculptor's model relief of
harpokrates, Nude, wearing the blue crown with uraeus and holding an ankh
in his right hand; his left forefinger to his mouth. Ptolemaic Period,
305-30 B.C., H. 7 1/2” (19 cm.)
The missing corners were reshaped with a compatible
material and in-painted with reversible colours.
Roman marble hand holding a parazonium, This superbly
modeled over-lifesize fragment was originally part of a heroic statue
probably of an emperor., 1st Century A.D., H. 9 7/8 “ (25.2 cm.)
The thumb was joined back with a synthetic resin. The
missing parts were replaced with plastic putty and the white surface
retouched with acrylic colours.
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