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bathroom in émaux de Briare from the early twentieth

Art-Deco Bathroom


A private residence in Saint-Cry-sur-Loire, France. A Mosaic in émaux de Briare from the beginning of the XX century, the bathroom required multiple resurfacings to repair the damage caused by water leaks as well as the removal of taps and water pipes.

Work undertaken: Cleansing, creation of a frieze for the floor in-keeping with existing style, repair of cracks and cleaning. 

Les étapes de restauration

damaged mosaic getting removed

The most damaged parts of the mosaic is removed. The choice of restoration is the creation of a frieze around the edge, the existing flooring is cut in function.

damaged mosaic getting removed

Art Deco frieze

The frieze is made using the indirect technique on paper, the tesserae in pre-cut enamels are assembled in a pattern in harmony with the original drawing.

The frieze is made using the indirect technique on paper

restored bathroom

After the last finishes, the bathroom can be used again.

detail of the Art Deco frieze

The original Briare enamels are exhausted, enamels from Donà are replacing and complement the decor without creating a rough visual break.

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