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Decorative Bronze and Copper Alloy Objects

Whether concerning bronze decorative objects or larger bronze sculptures, wholly made of copper alloy, bronze or containing bronze elements, O’Sullivan Conservation works with their clients to determine the overall objectives and goals of each treatment and to identify achievable outcomes within the client’s desired budget and timeline.

Treatments include cleaning, corrosion treatment, repairs, filling of losses, recasting replica elements, retouching, and repatination of surface finishes and rewaxing. These works can be undertaken as an isolated service or as part of a conservation maintenance program.

Projects

HIPPOMENES BRONZE FIGURINE

O’Sullivan Conservation was engaged to clean and conserve a bronze figurine of Hippomenes on a small marble plinth (along with a matching figurine of Atalanta) by a private collector. The figurine had a noticeable…

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CIRCE

O’Sullivan Conservation was engaged by a private client to undertake a conservation repair on a statuette version of Bertram Mackennal’s Circe, produced in a limited run by the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW). The ring finger…

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