Church tabernacle

Tabernacle finished with gold leaf and polychrome carvings:

Carved in pine and linden wood, it is finished with 22-carat gold leaf and all of the figures are polychrome carved.

Work notes:

  • Clean the entire surface
  • Fill fissures
  • Make missing pieces
  • Rebuild with Gilder’s clay base
  • Gild all the damaged surfaces
  • Retouch worn polychrome and polychrome new areas
  • Give a patina to the areas that need it in order to match the old tones

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