Fig 4a Detail of dirt that has accumulated on an old wax coating on the arm of the seat

Fig 4a Detail of dirt that has accumulated on an old wax coating on the arm of the seat

Three-dimensional objects, especially with deep relief, provide plenty of surfaces for dust and dirt to collect. In preparation for re-display, the stove needed to be made safe to transport and present 'in the round'. The majority of existing repairs were deemed stable; therefore attention was focused on treating the unstable areas and cleaning the object.