Cleaning figurines

chris76January 27, 2010

I have some 1950's era Napco ceramic(?) figurines that were finished with the "COLD PAINTING" process, and I am not sure how to clean them. I have removed the paint from another old piece by cleaning too aggressively, and want to be careful with these. ANY IDEAS??? Thanks!

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lindac

Ag ood dusting brush....like an artist's paint brush for oil paints.
Not sure what cold painting is....but surely cold water with a little drop of shampoo ought not to hurt.
Linda

    Bookmark   January 27, 2010 at 2:54PM
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chris76

I used lukewarm water with a drop of dish soap on a soft sponge and gently swabbed the pieces. I then rinsed them gently and dried them with a soft towel, and they looked great!

    Bookmark   January 29, 2010 at 8:33AM
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hawk307

Cris76:
I do Wildfowl Artist Carvings. They are finished with Acryic Paints with a Clear Coat.

I use Windex to clean them.

What ever you use , try to clean an inconspicious spot and leave it dry, for a test.
Lou

    Bookmark   February 1, 2010 at 2:20PM
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