20 November 2016

Specialized Services – Restoration, Conservation

According to the Minister’s Order no. 2402 din 15.06.2017 regarding the approval of tariffs for the services provided by the National Museum of Village “Dimitrie Gusti” in Bucharest, in order to fulfill its provisions:

CALCULATION OF COSTS TO THIRD PARTIES OF SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Specialty services: conservation-restoration

 

The Laboratory within the National Village Museum can provide the following services:

– physico-chemical and biological analyses

– painting restoration

– metal restoration

– textile and leather restoration

– ceramics restoration

– wood restoration

– text block restoration

– treatments for wood monuments preservation

– treatments for conserving objects made of wood, textile, leather, etc.

– treatments for wood fireproofing.

 

The value of these works includes:

– preliminary diagnostics – evaluation of the necessity of intervention 30-100 lei/object + possible transportation/transfer costs for evaluations outside the institution;

– according to the need, transportation costs for the specialists, for the object (drawn according to the transportation needs):

–  10 lei (minimum price – the cost of the public transportation tickets), 30 lei (transport with the museum car in Bucharest) and for distances longer than 80 km the expenses will be made on travel order, according to the law;

– labour costs: number of hours estimated for each operation x hour value;

– material costs: specific substances, tools, consumables;

– overheads 25%

– other indirect expenses 10%

Work can be done also at the client’s headquarter, if minimum conditions are ensured, by calculating the actual execution costs to which the transportation and transfer expenses are added.

 

For each specialty, the description of the material and labour expenses is estimated in the following annexes. If any of the required operations involves a high difficulty level, requesting supplementary labour and/or materials, the estimate can be modified. If the complexity of work requires less time or labour than estimated, a post-work estimate will be drawn. The insurance of the valuable objects is entirely up to the beneficiary.

 

Operation Unit Labour Materials
PHYSICO-CHEMICAL ANALYSES LABORATORY
Sampling pc 100 8.8
Preliminary examination pc 6.25 2.2
Microchemical test analysis pc 25 27.5
Binder coloring test analysis pc 25 27.5
Melting point measurement analysis pc 25 22
Biological analyses pc 25 13
Fourier transform infrared spectrometry analysis pc 75 33
X-ray spectrometry analysis pc 50 22
pH determinations pc 12.5 22
Microphotography of samples taken, results of microchemical and binders tests/photo pc 6.25 2.2
Embedding samples in resin, cutting and grinding pc 200 22
Microscope examination pc 6.25 2.2
Stratigraphy sheet pc 18.75 2.2
X-ray analysis sheet pc 18.75 2.2
FTIR analysis sheet pc 18.75 2.2
Microchemistry and binders sheet pc 18.75 2.2
 pH, melting point sheet pc 12.5 2.2
Objective analysis report pc 37.5 11
CONSERVATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination of the object/objective pc 50 44
Cleaning and preparing the wood sq m 6.25 11
Brushing treatment  (insecticide-fungicide or flame retardant) sq m 10 specific consumption
Spraying treatment (insecticide-fungicide or flame retardant) sq m 7.5 specific consumption
 Injecting treatment (insecticide-fungicide) sq m 3.75 specific consumption
Treatment quality sheet / objective pc 100 22
Working report / objective (treatment or fireproofing) pc 100 49.5
Fireproofing sample + trial bulletin from fire brigade pc 100 22
Fire brigade bulletin tax pc 300
Textiles, leather, carpets thermal treatments pc 37.5 16.5
METAL RESTORATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 50 22
Preparation of solutions / according to the material pc 25 66
Degreasing pc 75 44
Completions/reconstructions sq cm 12.5 10
Cleaning pc 100 88
Neutralization – drying pc 100 110
Final conservation pc 25 88
Restoration report pc 100 44
PAPER RESTORATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 50 22
Dry conservation sq cm 0.06 0.1
Wet conservation sq cm 0.25 0.1
Consolidation/crack pc 0.25 0.5
Filling sq cm 0.50 0.08
Restoration report pc 100 44
CERAMIC RESTORATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 50 22
Cleaning with neutral detergent solution pc 12.5 5.5
Cleaning with solvents pc 100 8.8
Assembly (up to 5 fragments) pc 25 15.4
Assembly (more than 5 fragments) pc 62.5 16.5
Filling the missing fragments and finishing pc 50 16.5
Puttying the cracks and finishing pc 100 56.43
Colour retouch pc 200 22
Impregnation with Paraloid for brittle glaze pc 12.5 22
Restoration report pc 100 44
PAINTING RESTORATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 200 3
Painting layer consolidation – cold sq cm 0.125 0.033
Painting layer consolidation – warm sq cm 0.375 0.055
Filling the gaps (cleaning, puttying, finishing) sq cm 0.625 0.055
Cleaning of pictorial layer sq cm 0.625 0.088
Colour integration sq cm 0.875 0.088
Varnishing sq cm 0.125 0.055
Wood cleaning sq cm 0.375 0.022
Filling the wood gaps sq cm 0.5 0.022
Wood restoration pc 100 16.5
Insecticide-fungicide treatment pc 37.5 5.5
Colour integration for the wood sq cm 0.375 0.022
Coating the back of the icon sq cm 0.125 0.088
Obstructing the xylophagous insect flight holes sq cm 0.25 0.088
Restoration report pc 100 4
Painting on glass
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 200 33
Icon disassembling pc 0.125 0.011
Consolidating the colour film sq cm 0.375 0.011
Cleaning the glass and edges sq cm 0.25 0.011
Filling the glass gaps sq cm 0.5 0.055
Colour integration sq cm 0.875 0.055
Cleaning the frame and the protection cover sq cm 0.125 0.022
Colour integration of the frame and protection cover sq cm 0.375 0.022
Making the frame and the protection cover pc 62.5 33
Insecticide-fungicide treatment of the frame and the protection cover pc 25 19.8
Final assembling of the icon pc 37.5 5.5
Restoration report pc 100 44
TEXTILE, LEATHER RESTORATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 50 22
Dry conservation (solvents, stain removal) sq m 12.5 5.72
Wet conservation (immersion in neutral detergent) sq m 18.75 3.63
Restoration of deteriorated areas through integration – knotted rugs sq cm 6.25 1.1
Restoration of deteriorated areas through integration – silk sq cm 3.75 1.1
Restoration of deteriorated areas through integration – cotton sq cm 3.75 1.1
Restoration of deteriorated areas through integration – wool weaving sq cm 2.5 1.1
Consolidations on textile base through stitching sq m 250 33
Consolidations on textile base with adhesives sq m 100 49.5
Cleaning leather, fur pc 100 11
Integration of embroidery on leather sq cm 3.75 1.65
Replacing deteriorated fur areas pc 500 55
Consolidations of leather, fur objects pc 100 1
Restoration report pc 100 44
WOOD RESTORATION LABORATORY
Preliminary examination, documentation pc 50 22
Cleaning sq cm 0.25 0.022
Insecticide-fungicide treatment by brushing sq m 10 specific consumption
Insecticide-fungicide treatment by spraying sq m 37.5 specific consumption
Filling the gaps sq cm 0.5 0.022
Obstructing the xylophagous insect flight holes sq cm 0.25 0.088
Reconstruction of the ornaments, decorations sq cm 12.5 16.5
Colour integration sq cm 0.375 0.022
Coating sq cm 0.125 0.088
Restoration report pc 100 44