Metal Conservation


Van Witt Fine Art Conservation has a working relationship with Zahner Metal Conservation. For over 40 years, Zahner has created complex, stunning surfaces around the world through utilizing and fabricating a diverse array of metals.

Above : Ewerdt Hilgemann,  Imploded Cube , Stainless Steel, Private Collection

Above : Ewerdt Hilgemann, Imploded Cube ,Stainless Steel, Private Collection


Protect + Maintain

Process for Assessment of Metal Sculpture

-Visual inspection and measurements

-Photo and written documentation of surface condition, pedestal, surrounding environment Identify areas of concern

-XRF analysis if necessary to determine exact alloy of the artwork for treatment protocol Locate access to water and electricity if available