Archive for 'News'

Congratulations Amy Anderson, ACR!

Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 by Plowden & Smith in Conservation, Decorative Arts, Modern and Contemporary Art, News

Amy Anderson, Head of Decorative Arts, has been awarded Accreditation by the ICON assessors; and very well deserved it is too!

Amy joined Plowden & Smith Ltd. in 2008 from The National Trust, having originally qualified in conservation at London Metropolitan University.

Amy is a dedicated and conscientious conservator, experienced with challenging complicated decorative arts items as well as contemporary works of art.

Amy Anderson ACR

Amy seeking evidence of an original decorative scheme on the C17th oak figure of Samson, for Norwich Museum and Archaeological Services.


Tags: , , , ,

William Hogarth Trust

Posted on 21. Jun, 2013 by Plowden & Smith in News

Plowden & Smith were recently commissioned to conserve and replicate two lead urns for the gateposts at Hogarth’s House.

Conservation work included straightening the urns, filling cracks and replacing missing sections. Finally, a mould of one urn was taken and the replicas were cast in jesmonite and finished to give the appearance of lead.

For more information see the Trust’s website here.

Tags: ,

Sculpture Restoration in Jeddah

Posted on 17. May, 2013 by Plowden & Smith in News

Plowden & Smith are honoured to be working on this sculpture restoration project in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The public sculpture park, situated on the Jeddah Corniche, includes work by César and Henry Moore.

For more information, see this article published by The National.

Tags: , , , ,

LAPADA, the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers

Posted on 25. Feb, 2013 by Plowden & Smith in News

Plowden & Smith are pleased to announce that we are now an approved LAPADA supplier.

LAPADA Approved Service Providers are individuals and businesses which provide help and support to the art and antiques trade as well as private collectors and owners of art and antiques.

For further information please see their website.