19th century rococo style swept frame

Condition

  • Stable, some losses of pastiglia and compo with exposed wooden surface

 Treatment

  • Consolidation

  • Gesso putty loss compensation and pastiglia

  • Silicone mould casting

  • Water gilding and distressing

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1. Before treatment / 2. After gesso and fills

3. After gilding / 4. After treatment

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Treatment process on a corner ornament

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Example of pastiglia