Sculptural Restoration and Preservation

Distinct from the large buildings we have preserved in the past, but nonetheless related by means and media, these projects involved figurative sculpture restoration of significantly damaged figurative works from the Huntington Collection, as well as the city of Atascadero, California. 


Related Projects

Limestone Sculpture Preservation for Huntington Gallery Entry

Limestone Sculpture Preservation for Huntington Gallery Entry

San Marino, Los Angeles County,
California, USA

The two limestone sculpted figures flanking the North entry to the Huntington Gallery had been unsympathetically restored by previous efforts, and the work we performed entailed reversing and hiding those previous attempts. Thus, these limestone sculpture restorations mainly involved removing all old repair materials, including old cementitious coatings, old cement patch...

Cast Stone Fountain Restoration for Atascadero City Hall

Cast Stone Fountain Restoration for Atascadero City Hall

Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County,
California, USA

The figures flanking the four quadrants of the original Administrative Building of the former Atascadero Colony, and now the eponymous City Hall, had four severely decayed figures, originally cast from a single mold. The cast stone fountain restoration worked to reverse decay and previous failed repair work. This involved reproducing elements of the cast stone....