19/05/2019 by J D Worrall (Conservation) 0 Comments
Carved and Gilded Mirror
This pic is before restoration.
This Scottish Mirror is around 5' x 6'.
Had to strip off all the gold paint, rebuild the gesso where it was damaged/missing, apply red bole to the areas to be highlighted, lay 23.5 carat gold leaf, burnish the water gilded highlighted areas.