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Ivory Lamp Restoration  Page One  Page Two

First two rows show the sculpting, fitting, and attachments of one of the tail sections and the new arm.

John Ward carving ivory

Fitting new tail to original ivory

Fitting new tail to original ivory

new ivory arm and tail attached

figure with new tail and arm attached to lamp

The photo to the left shows the mermaid with the new ivory arm and the new tail attached with the surface detail.
Third row is an example of a filled and recarved missing smaller section. Bottom row is a more detailed shot of the old wooden base and the new Belgian Black replacement. Hey! That's me...


left porpoise jaw missing

porpoise jaw repaired

two figures completed and reattached

Original damaged wooden base

Ivory lamp restored with new marble base
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John Ward carving ivory

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