The owner of this beautiful bronze lamp requested our services for its rehabilitation. Indeed, the tusks of the elephant were missing. We discussed about several aspecst of the rehabilitation: type of material / reversibility / maintenance / esthetic aspect / price. We decided to fabricate new, removable tusks in maple.
The Rehabilitation steps:
- Documentation about African elephant anatomy.
- Modeling of the tusks.
- Mounting and adjustment of the tusks.
- Encaustic of the tusks .
- Polishing of the tusks.