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Mama Kate

Ceramic statue repair

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I have a fired ceramic statue that I made for my Mom. I painted it with acrylics and then sprayed a protective coating on it. It is about 30 years old. I got the statue back when she passed away recently. Apparently, when her hall was being painted a couple drops of paint ended up on the statue. How can I safely remove them? I can only guess  that the paint was water based.

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Put some wet cotton on the drops to soften them-warm water may help and see if the peel off.

Interior paint since the early 80s is mostly all water based.

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In addition to Mark's suggestion. Warm water with a little Ivory liquid would work.  Just make sure that you do not let the sculpture stay wet too long as you may cause the protective glaze to lift.  I work with many different finishes in my ceramics repair business.  The best rule I can share is start with the least intrusive method, then if needed go to the next level.  

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