This is an example of the most significant repair in all aspects of the art.
Some shaping required to remove all mounts
All mounts removed
All silver removed from the old plate
Patching holes and missing pieces with silver solder
Shaping - silver inlaid patch still intact
Finally reconstructed
All hammer marks polished out
All mounts refilled and straightened, then soldered on
All parts replated, ready for assembly
Everything assembled, old ivory insultors reconstructed