Peter J David ACR

Freelance Ceramics Conservator.

Area of specialist interest:

  • Conservation and restoration of ceramics, glass and related materials
  • West Dean/ BADA Diploma Conservation and Restoration of Antique Ceramics, Porcelains and related materials (1981)
  • Accredited member of the Institute of Conservation
  • Collections Care
  • Condition Surveys
  • Development of conservation programmes.


Established in 1982. During the last 34+ years I have undertaken numerous commissions for private and public sector bodies of varying sizes, and in a range of locations, as well as the antiques trade & private individuals.

These commissions have included conservation and restoration treatments, condition survey/care audits, documentation and curatorial services. I have also used my extensive knowledge to provide advice and guidance to a number of organisations in respect of funding applications and purchase decisions.  While the majority of my work is to ceramics and glass, I also have experience of assessing and working on materials such as: enamels, lacquer wares, ivory, marble, alabaster, paintings on glass, & cold painted bronzes.

Professional memberships:

  • Institute for Conservation (Accredited Conservator Restorer)
  • Ceramic and Glass Conservation Group
  • Included on the National Trust’s approved conservators database
  • Listed on the Conservation Register since 1990


Conservation and restoration of most ceramic bodies, and ranging in age from Pre-Columbian to contemporary.

Further information here.

PJD Ceramics Ltd,
1, Peterswell Road,
Vale of Glamorgan
CF62 7NB

Tel: 01446 748153