Congress programmes - Hong Kong 2014

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Monday 22/09/2014, 14:00 to 15:40, Paper Session 1a: Conservation of Textiles 1: Excavated Treasures

Chair: Austin Nevin
  • Kang, X., "Conservation of a silk robe excavated from the Loulan mural tomb, Xinjiang", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Knaller, R., and F. Ströbele, "The heritage of Tang Dynasty textiles from the Famen Temple: technological and stable isotope studies", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Lou, S., and F. Wu, "Conservation of a gauze jacket unearthed from the tomb of Zhou Yu (c. 1244) in Zhenjiang, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Wang, C., "Conservation study of Ming Dynasty silk costumes excavated in Jiangsu, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Monday 22/09/2014, 16:10 to 17:30, Paper Session 1b: Conserving Silk and Thangkas

Chair: Stavroula Golfomitsou
  • Song, J., and X. Fang, "Conservation of thangkas in The Palace Museum, Beijing, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Walker, J., "Pathways to unravelling the past: Silk borders of Buddhist paintings conserved from China, Japan, Korea, and the Himalayas", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Lee, B., and H. Ryu, "Studies on naturally-dyed silk for painting exposed to museum display", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Tuesday 23/09/2014, 09:00 to 11:00, Paper Session 2a: East Asian Lacquerware – From Analysis to Treatment

Chair: Nanke Schellmann
  • Chen, X., and W. He, "Conservation study of Jiazhutai lacquerware excavated from the Dayunshan Han Dynasty tombs, Jiangsu, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Pitthard, V., S. Stanek, M. Griesser, C. Jordan, and S. Miklin-Kniefacz, "Technical investigation of an eighteenth-century Chinese Imperial carved lacquer screen", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Schilling, M. R., H. Khanjian, J. Chang, A. Heginbotham, and N. Schellmann, "Chinese Lacquer: Much More Than Chinese Lacquer", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Strahan, D., and M. Tsukada, "Measuring mercury emissions from cinnabar lacquer objects", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Webb, M., M. R. Schilling, and J. Chang, "The reproduction of samples of Chinese export lacquer for research", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Tuesday 23/09/2014, 11:20 to 12:40, Paper Session 2b: East Asian Paintings: Imported and Exported Materials

Chair: Jo Kirby Atkinson
  • Ebert, B., and M. R. Schilling, "The analysis of complex modern Vietnamese lacquer paintings", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Liang, H., L. Burgio, K. Bailey, A. Lucian, C. Dilley, S. Bellesia, C. Cheung, and C. Brooks, "Culture and trade through the prism of technical art history: a study of Chinese export paintings", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Tsang, J., I. Madruga, D. Williams, J. Bosworth, and D. Hogge, "Conservation of an oil portrait of 'The Empress Dowager' Tze Hsi of China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Tuesday 23/09/2014, 14:00 to 16:00, Paper Session 3a: Conservation and Analysis of Asian Wall Paintings and Sites

Chair: Junchang Yang
  • Demas, M., L. Wong, N. Agnew, L. Li, D. Chen, and Q. Chen, "Facing the past in China: Contemporary challenges of architectural conservation", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Rickerby, S., L. Shekede, D. Tshering, T. Gyalpo, and D. Park, "New approaches to conserving the wall painting heritage of Bhutan", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Cather, S., X. Wang, B. Su, S. Rickerby, L. Shekede, and X. Wang, "Conservation research at Dunhuang: the pivotal role of Cave 260 for conservation education and policy", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Feng, J., F. Zhao, and S. Li, "On-site conservation of the tomb mural of the Western Han Dynasty at Xi’an University of Technology, Xi’an, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Su, B., Z. Yu, and S. Cather, "Vast and dispersed: developing portable facilities for non-invasive analysis and recording of heritage sites in China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Tuesday 23/09/2014, 16:20 to 17:40, Paper Session 3b: Conservation of Textiles 2: From a Fur Coat to a Celebratory Hanging

Chair: Jirong Song
  • Wang, Y., and C. Wang, "Conservation of a Fur Court Robe of the Qing Dynasty", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Blair, K., and K. Thompson, "The consolidation of mud-silk: A Southeast Asian textile", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Cheung, A., L. Sam, L. Messerschmidt, and E. Yeung, "The analysis and conservation of a Chinese silk birthday hanging of the Qing Dynasty", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Wednesday 24/09/2014, 09:00 to 10:40, Paper Session 4: Conserving Metals and Composite Objects: From Archaeological Objects to Iron-paintings

Chair: Wingfai Lai
  • Lai, C., "Presenting the conservation of archaeological bronzes from Sanxingdui, China, in the museum context", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Lee, H., H. Park, J. Cho, and J. Yu, "Assessing the condition of archaeological cast iron objects using non-destructive methods", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Messerschmidt, L., "Wuhu iron paintings: basic research and conservation of a four-sided lantern", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Wolbers, R., S. Rivers, and Y. Yamashita, "Corroded applied lead-based decoration (hyomon) on Japanese lacquer: principles and case studies", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Thursday 25/09/2014, 09:00 to 11:00, Paper Session 5a: Preventive Conservation and the Environment 1

Chair: Sarah Staniforth
  • Thorn, A., and V. Magar, "An assessment of nine engraved sites in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Inuzuka, M., "Modelling temperature and humidity in storage spaces used for cultural property in Japan", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Tang, Z., and S. Dai, "Installation of an environmental monitoring system in the Chapel of Our Lady Guia, Macau", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Brimblecombe, P., J. Beenk, and C. Mattison, "Developing heritage climatology for collection preservation in changing sub-tropical climates through a trapping survey in Hong Kong", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Tse, E. Kinfai, and W. Tsui, "Understanding storage environmental stability during power outages: A key issue in sub-tropical climates", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Thursday 25/09/2014, 11:20 to 12:50, Paper Session 5b: Preventive Conservation and the Environment 2

Chair: Sarah Staniforth
  • Staniforth, S., "Environmental conditions for safeguarding collections: Future trends", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Atkinson, J. Kirby, "Environmental conditions for safeguarding collections: A background to the current debate on the control of relative humidity and temperature", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Bickersteth, J., "Environmental conditions for safeguarding collections: What should our set points be?", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Thursday 25/09/2014, 14:20 to 15:40, Paper Session 6a: East Asian Art on Paper

    Chair: Bertrand Lavédrine
  • Catcher, S., "The cicada and the crow: Chinese stone rubbings", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Sugiyama, K., J. Qiu, and H. Hakamata, "Paper lining: Techniques based on knowledge and experience", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Kim, M., "Broken history: Redefining eighteenth-century Korean portrait painting mounts", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Thursday 25/09/2014, 16:10 to 17:30, Paper Session 6b: Conservation of Textiles 3: Examination and Conservation in Practice

Chair: Sarah Foskett
  • Oberhumer, E., M. R. van Bommel, M. de Keijzer, S. de Groot, R. Erlach, R. Hofmann- de Keijzer, and R. Knaller, "One hundred boys, one hundred challenges: The examination and conservation of two Viennese folding screens decorated with a Chinese silk embroidery", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Haldane, E-A., and Z. Tinker, "Chinese painted silks for the European market in the Victoria and Albert Museum: Conservation treatment developments", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Brennan, J. M., and P. Saengsirikulchai, "Thai textile conservation: Building bridges regionally and culturally in a twenty-first-century context", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Friday 26/09/2014, 09:00 to 11:00, Paper Session 7a: Analysis and Conservation of East Asian Glass, Ceramics and Stone

Chair: Jerry Podany
  • Huang, H., and H. Shi, "The conservation of ceramic roof ridge decorations in Shiwan, Guangdong, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Knothe, F., S. Koob, and R. H. Brill, "Non-destructive comparative analysis by X-ray fluorescence of Asian and European seventeenth- to nineteenth-century glass", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Cheng, Q., J. Guo, H. Zhang, and B. Wang, "The colourful hub of the Silk Road: A study of glass beads excavated from two Shanpula tomb sites in the Khotan area of Xinjiang, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Vandiver, P. B., and C. L. Reedy, "Traditional craftsmanship and technology of Jianyang black wares from Fujian, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Zhang, H., and X. Liu, "A study on the problems and conservation of Leizhou stone dogs", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Friday 26/09/2014, 11:20 to 12:40, Paper Session 7b: Innovative Manufacture and Treatment of East Asian Paper

Chair: Barbara Reeve
  • Ma, Y., Y. Lei, and S. Wang, "Composition and manufacturing techniques of wallpaper in the Bower of Purest Jade (Yu cuixuan), The Forbidden City, Beijing", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Lewis, M., and T. Coleman, "Chinese export watercolours: Employing enzymes, rigid gels and micro–emulsions for the removal of stains, adhesive and backings", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Minte, R., M. Stiglitz, K. Sugiyama, and M. Barnard, "From Quanzhou to Oxford: an account of the Selden Map of China and its conservation", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Friday 26/09/2014, 14:00 to 15:10, Paper Session 8a: Approaches to the Conservation of Polychromy

Chair: Joyce Townsend
  • Lan, D., D. Wang, T. Zhou, B. Rong, and Y. Xia, "Conservation of a polychrome terracotta warrior of the Qin Dynasty, newly excavated from vault 1 in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Twilley, J., K. M. Garland, and M. F. Wilson, "New insights into Jin and post-Jin polychromy and refurbishment practices: A multidisciplinary, multi-analytical approach", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Leung, E., D. Kan, and R. Kam, "A two-step consolidation approach in conserving an unfired clay statue", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.

Friday 26/09/2014, 15:30 to 16:40, Paper Session 8b: New Conservation Materials and Applications

Chair: Shingwai Chan
  • Krist, G., R. Anna Friedl, M. Trummer, T. Bayerová, and K. Schmidt, "Looking through a window: the conservation and reconstruction of an ivory window of Sundari Cok at the Patan Royal Palace, Nepal", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Lin, L. Yingchun, and A. Rizzo, "Conservation of amber at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Regalrez 1126 as a consolidant and adhesive for amber and copal", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • Wild, E., "Reincarnating the Lotus: Repair of a contemporary life-size cloisonné figure", An Unbroken History: Conserving East Asian Works of Art and Heritage. 2014 IIC Congress, Hong Kong, 2014.