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18th or 19th Century Venetian Lantern Gilding Restoration

Using both conservation and restoration techniques, this 18th or 19th century lantern from Italy was brought back to life. Much of the gilded surface had delaminated while that which was remaining was fragile.

Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
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Bottom Finial Before
Bottom finial with new gesso
Before closeup of dragon
Before, sample of flaking gold

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Meetinghouse Enterprises      189 Bridge St      Northampton, MA 01060      Email: results@restorationtrades.com

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