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Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics.

Author: Susan Buys; Victoria Oakley
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics brings together the wide range of current information relevant to the practising conservator. The book opens with a discussion of the fundamental nature of the ceramic medium, information which is of primary importance when selecting treatments or considering preventive conservation measures. Details on techniques are given in a series of chapters covering the restoration  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Buys, Susan.
Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Buys; Victoria Oakley
ISBN: 9781136000263 1136000267
OCLC Number: 904407423
Description: 1 online resource (790 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series editors' preface; Preface; Part One; 1 The technology of ceramics; 2 The deterioration of ceramics; 3 Preventive care of ceramics; 4 Examination and recording; Part Two; 5 The development of ceramics conservation; 6 Removal of previous restoration materials; 7 Cleaning; 8 Reinforcement and consolidation; 9 Bonding; 10 Replacement of lost material; 11 Retouching: the theory; 12 Retouching: the practice; Part Three; 13 Planning and equipping the studio; 14 Materials for ceramics conservation; Part Four; 15 Displaying and mounting ceramics. 16 Emergency proceduresI Conservation associations and other bodies; Appendices; II Manufacturers; References; Index.

Abstract:

The Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics brings together the wide range of current information relevant to the practising conservator. The book opens with a discussion of the fundamental nature of the ceramic medium, information which is of primary importance when selecting treatments or considering preventive conservation measures. Details on techniques are given in a series of chapters covering the restoration and conservation processes, but the emphasis is on the basic principles involved in the choice of materials and methods. The nature and properties of materials commonly in use are.

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'We found this a welcome addition to our books on ceramic restoration and conservation as it is some years since an authoritative book has been published. It is impressive, comprehensive and Read more...

 
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