A Chinese blue and white porcelain incense burner, Kangxi period
Diameter: ca. 35cm.
Object had a 4cm. darkened crack running from a baking flaw on the
rim. All around the rim a few chips were missing and had been
repaired in the past. The old restorations had deteriorated and
The crack was cleaned and consolidated. All chips were
cleaned and old restorations removed before fills were made. Fills
were retouched to hide.
Photos of the completed treatment, click on the image for a
1. The object after treatment
2. A close-up of the rim with darkened crack and an old, yellowed
3. The same area after treatment, no longer showing the crack and
the renewed fill retouched