An Easy Guide to Care for Sculpture and Antique Art Collections

Authors: Faltermeier, Robert B.

  • Addresses the most vital aspects of handling and caring for collections of artefacts in a concise and easily accessible way
  • Provides guidance for novices and laymen as well as a reference for experts and professionals in the protection of cultural heritage
  • Written by one of the experts in the field of restoration and conservation and illustrated with examples from his wealth of experience
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This book is a concise guide on how to preserve, protect and analyse cultural heritage in private and public collections. Its focus is on three-dimensional works of art and archaeology crafted from materials like ceramics, glass, stone, metals, wood etc. It briefly explains the most important aspects of handling, display, storage and analysis of such art works and covers the basics of environmental conditions for an art collection. Numerous practical examples from the author's long experience are shown in high-quality colour photographs.

About the authors

Dr. Robert B. Faltermeier is an expert in archaeological conservation and restoration of three dimensional art objects. He is a conservator for sculptures and antiques with over 34 years of experience in the field and has worked with and interned with numerous distinguished museums including the Heritage Conservation Centre, Singapore, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the J.P. Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-08897-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-08896-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
An Easy Guide to Care for Sculpture and Antique Art Collections
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-08897-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-08897-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-08896-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 87
Number of Illustrations and Tables
46 illustrations in colour
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