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Carter No.: 039

Handlist description: Solid ebony chair (for a child)

Card/Transcription No.: 039-2

39.(continued) II

the whole construction is pinned with metal pins - the heads of which are gilt.

Remarks: Condition excellent.

Treatment: Sponged with damp sponge. Cleaned gold studs with ammonia and washed with water. Refastened the greater part of the ebony & ivory strips at front and all at back with celluloid cement. Sprayed gilt panels on arms with a solution of celluloid in amylacetate and treated with melted paraffin wax.

Card no. 039-2 relating to Carter no. 039
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