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Metal Conservation

Van Witt Fine Art Conservation has a working relationship with Zahner Metal Conservation. For over 123 years, Zahner has fabricated complex, stunning surfaces around the world utilizing a diverse array of metals.

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

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