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Wall Painting | The Stucco Frieze in the Ivory Room in the Orangery Palace of Sanssouci Park

Inventory and condition survey of a sample axis of the frieze applications, investigation of the technique, damage and causes as well as reconstruction attempts of stucco mass and form in historical technique.

Schäden am Stuckfries im Elfenbeinzimmer im Orangerie-Schloß Park Sanssouci in Potsdam
© Björn Bühler
Teaching project
Student project
Design ∙ Build ∙ Preserve
Cooperation partners:


Lender: SPSG Berlin-Brandenburg (contact: Dipl.Rest. Ekkehardt Fischer)

Location: Park Sanssouci, 14469 Potsdam
Object: Ivory Room in the Orangery Palace
Date: 1751 - 1757
Loan: SPSG Berlin-Brandenburg (contact person: Dipl.Rest. Ekkehardt Fischer)

Task during the period of work: winter semester 2016/17 and summer semester 2017

  • Inventory and condition survey of a sample axis of frieze applications
  • Investigation of technique, damage, causes
  • Source writing research
  • Reconstruction attempts on the stucco mass and form using historical techniques
  • Creation of sulphur moulds according to historical recipe


Project management

Dipl.-Rest. Tjalda Eschebach

Dipl.-Rest. Tjalda Eschebach

Workshop Manager Conservation and Restoration – Mural Painting


Students of the 5th and 6th semester

  • Josephine Bartholomé
  • Björn Bühler