Kutani Cat

In this case, a Kutani Cat arrived in 34 pieces. It is made of wonderful dense, white porcelain, and the original craftsmanship in forming and firing it and subsequent artwork to add features were fantastic.

The following image shows the cat assembled and a number of missing pieces filled in with white aerospace epoxy. The fills are slightly below the original surfaces and will be added to with softer material later to bring the repairs flush with the original edges.

Our final photo shows the finished project. Colors used are highly stable MSA (mineral spririt acrylic); protective coating is catalyzed acrylic with UV resistant properties.

Materials used in thise project and all of our work are highly stable, yet can be reversed if this ever should become necessary.

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