Steve Jones Pottery Restoration

We specialise in quality restoration of collectables, Heirlooms and personal treasures. We have a worldwide reputation for excellence with over 18 years experience. Each piece receives our personal attention. Our services have been recommended by satisfied antique dealers and individual collectors alike.

I Love My Mummy

We were very pleased to help out on this little project the I Love My Mummy Mug this lovely mug had very little monetary value but huge sentimental value

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Coalport Vase

 

Coalport Vase with Broken HandleCoalport handle joint fixed in placeFix is now painted gold to match rest of the vase

Here we have a lovely Coalport Vase, the Handel has been broken off and requires restoration

  • As before all joints cleaned
  • Handel then reattached and filled,
  • getting a good colour match is vital when undertaking restoration no more so than when matching gold  
  • Gold is very difficult medium to to use in restoration but as you can see the results are superb when done correctly

 

Beswick Mounty With Hat Damage

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After cleaning the old joint of old glue etc the figure was washed and dried the hat was then glued using the correct glue, it was the filled and the filler hardened. We then carefully rubbed the filler down and applied a white coat of paint to make sure there were no imperfections we then colour matched the paint for the hat and restored it to its former glory and finally a super hard coat of glaze was applied.

Royal Doulton Folly HN 1750 Figurine

In for restoration Royal Doulton folly with arm off

Steps of Restoration

  • Firstly the joint was cleaned of any old glue etc…
  • The arm was reattached into place, some small bits were missing and so the joint was filled
  • After rubbing down the joint a primer coat was applied
  • Once we were happy the joint was good
  • The figure was hand painted back to its original condition
  • Finally a coat of super hard glaze was applied

*  introduced 1936 – withdrawn 1949

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Moorcroft Vase

Large Moorcroft vase with a third of the rim missing

  1. We took a mould of the good side of the vase
  2. After the mould was glued into place we filled all the imperfections on the mould
  3. Rub all the moulded area until good
  4. White coat the area
  5. Repaint to a perfect colour match

Mould Glued Into Place Clear View Of Repair All Fixed