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Analytical investigations on the Coronation Gospels manuscript.
The Coronation Gospels or Krönungsevangeliar is a manuscript kept in Vienna at the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, datable to the end of VIII century A.D. and produced at Charlemagne court. It is anExpand
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Searching for blood in Chinese lacquerware: zhū xiě huī 豬 血 灰
The study gives an overview of the tests and analyses undertaken in the past 20 years to establish the presence of blood in the foundation layers of Chinese lacquer artefacts and also shows theExpand
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Searching for blood in Chinese lacquerware
In various historical Chinese sources pigs’ blood is described as a binding medium for the ground layers of Chinese lacquerware [1–3]. This paper gives an overview of some approaches used to verifyExpand
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The technical investigation of an eighteenth-century Chinese imperial carved lacquer screen and its role in developing an appropriate conservation treatment
This paper gives an overview of the results of a comprehensive conservation research project on an eighteenth-century Chinese carved lacquer screen. Special emphasis was put on scientific analyses ofExpand
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Metal sarcophagi of the Habsburg Imperial Crypt, Church of the Capuchin Friars, in Vienna, Austria: Analysis of surface coatings
Abstract The Imperial Crypt below the Capuchin church in Vienna (the Kapuzinergruft) has been the principal burial site for the Habsburg dynasty since 1633. Today it holds a world-famous ensemble ofExpand
Analytical Examination and Conservation of East Asian Lacquer Works from European Collections
The study summarises results of a comprehensive research regarding scientific examination of coatings and foundations of selected exceptional pieces of East Asian lacquer works from the sixteenth toExpand
Technical investigation of an eighteenth-century Chinese Imperial carved lacquer screen
This paper gives an overview of the results of a comprehensive ongoing conservation and research project with emphasis on the scientific investigation of the original materials and the subsequentExpand
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