• Restoration of a wooden niche with frame

    The structure is made of  poplar wood for the box and the base, while the figure of Christ and the frame is carved in linden. Both tender and easily available kind of woods. The complex is composed of different parts that are not contemporary to eachother. The style of the different parts and their different …

  • Restoration of the church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Castel Guelfo Bologna

    The restoration has concerned the entire interior of the church, from the cleaning of fake marble and gilded  decorations of the four altars to the sculptures, the columns and the walls. Some previous maintenance interventions had caused the blurring of the original aspect. Every detail had been cleaned, consolidated and when necessary reconsturucted. Another phase of the intervention …

  • Conservation and restoration treatment of a XVII Century Frame

    The intent of the restoration was to emphasize the elegance of this excellent hand-crafted object. The state of conservation before the intervention was a quite normal big frame obscured by alterations  that had suffered over the centuries. The conservation of the materials showed many different cases from: consist or well-preserved materials such as gilding gouache, …

  • Conservation of a XVI century crucifix

    This artifact is made up of  not coeval parts. The modeling of the figure of Christ is surely the oldest.  It had suffered many treatments indeed,  both repainting and restoration in comparison to the cross that appears to have suffered only one intervention after its creation. The figure of Christ dating from the sixth century was very heavy repainted and was compromised not only by the layer of dirt and dust  but also from the gross repainting. The form is the original colors had become illegible under the thick and crimping yellowed varnish. The cross with its decorative motifs (the radiating elements and lily shaped ends of the four arms) was  painted with a brown …