Consultation Day brings varied items to Artlab for our conservators to treat. This decorative clock had a few breakages and fragments missing. Our Objects Conservator treated the clock so the client could enjoy this lovely piece for the future.
A ceramic gravy boat plate was bought in to an Artlab Consultation Day appointment. The plate was part of a set which had particular sentimental value to the owner who had inherited the whole set from his grandmother. So an objects conservator went to work.
The glass surfaces of the display cases in the The Worlds Mammals Gallery at the South Australian Museum in Adelaide were tested using Fourier Transform Infra Red (FTIR) equipment. The results of the analysis assisted Artlab Australia conservators to plan and execute a thorough and safe cleaning project for the glass cases.
This pair of temple guardians acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia came to Artlab for treatment and conservators created a support sytem so they could be displayed in the Art Gallery.
A pair of Majolica Vases from Talavera, Spain dated from 1700’s, acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia were conserved by an Objects Conservator at Artlab Australia.
Objects Conservator assembled a large ceramic jigsaw so this antique vase could be displayed again.
Object conservation treatment on Asmat Dance Masks from the collections of the South Australian Museum.
This unique Kangaroo with Joey Mascot adorned Avro 504K and Sopwith Camel biplanes throughout World War 1 bringing the pilot good luck whilst also doubling as a fuel cap. This miniature received conservation treament from an Artlab Objects Conservator.