Cliveden prides itself in retaining specialist skills for the more traditional of crafts. Often conservation work requires of the conservators the ability to replace missing parts of the decoration as well as major reinstatement of lost decorative interior schemes.
The cleaning and consolidation of painted and gilded surfaces needs to be undertaken with extreme care and usually involves research, analysis and trials. Cliveden undertakes all this work including, where appropriate, the application of new gilding and traditional paint.
We apply it to such things as:
- Architectural features