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Restoration of a chest in walnut sofa

Restoration chest sofa solid walnut 1870 Tuscany
© Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts.

Subject: Chest sofa in solid walnut
Period: last quarter of the nineteenth century.
Style: Umberto I
Provenance: Tuscany
Mobile in patina, presents intact the signs of the time that has elapsed since its creation. Tuscan area was built in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Made entirely of solid walnut with careful choice of wood made of thick planks and carefully chosen according to the function they have in the cabinet. Stands decoration slotted the hand rail and the pedestals provided removable lateral supports to allow a more comfortable lying if used as a daybed. It restored the function of the chest with the construction of the retractable cover in old solid chestnut wood that had been lost. The versatile cabinet enclosed three functions, of open container of sofa and daybed.
The restoration has been driven by mobile storage conditions patina. It was removed dirt deposited over time by choosing not to remove the original shellac but to reinstate to preserve the character of the cabinet. Restored the fundamental structural balance in a mobile high weight like this have been reintegrated frames where missing and rebuilt the cover sitting in solid chestnut thick and bill similar to the originals. wax finish to restore the satin appearance that the patina of time donated to this Mobile.
Length: 160 cm
Width: 73 cm
Height: 72 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Internal Dimensions
Length: 154 cm
Width: 62.5 cm
Height: 15 cm

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