Friday, November 6, 2015

Neptune, after treatment

Neptue's head, at the front of the runners of the Siren sleigh

The side of the Siren sleigh at Versailles, after treatment

The effect of veined marble, as if the shell-shaped sleigh were made of a huge block of semi-precious stone, is created with transparent, colored glazes applied over silver leaf.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Cleaned and Cracks Filled

The side of the Siren Sleigh
Fills are designed to be relatively soft, and to expand and contract with the wood along with changes in relative humidity.