Repairing Pottery and Porcelain: A Practical Guide

Repairing Pottery and Porcelain: A Practical Guide

by Lesley Acton, Paul McAuley, Paul McAuley
     
 

This fully-illustrated step-by-step guide clearly takes the student, the amateur, and the professional restorer through each stage of restoration, tackling the simple, the difficult, and the seemingly impossible jobs by providing practical information on every aspect of the ceramic repair process. With chapters on materials and tools; examination and identification

Overview

This fully-illustrated step-by-step guide clearly takes the student, the amateur, and the professional restorer through each stage of restoration, tackling the simple, the difficult, and the seemingly impossible jobs by providing practical information on every aspect of the ceramic repair process. With chapters on materials and tools; examination and identification of a ceramic body; cleaning; rebonding; filling, modeling and molding; retouching; as well as an international glossary of materials and a suppliers list, REPAIRING POTTERY AND PORCELAIN is sure to become a staple for every collector and potter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592280247
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Edition description:
Revised second edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

LESLEY ACTON and PAUL McAULEY are professional ceramic restorers. Acton runs a conservation studio that does work for both museums and private individuals. She also teaches courses at various adult education institutes. McAuley is currently a conservation officer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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