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Restoration of a solid walnut table

Restoration of a walnut table
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Epoca: First half of the twentieth century

Style: Eclectic

Provenance: Vallo di Diano, SA, Southern Italy

Description: Table of skilful craftsmanship. Made entirely of solid walnut with lower structure supporting the chestnut extensions. Built with good craftsmanship is a solid table and will last over time, the only problems that may arise can be manifested on the center panels of the floor made with walnut slabs that could move in time.

Restoration: The cabinet was in fairly good storage conditions. The table top was completely stripped to bring the original wood to “breathe” and can be treated against wood insects. With walnut inlays are closed covers any cracks on the floor of the table due to the natural movement of the wood. Varnish using shellac, wax finish.

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Restoration of a chest of drawers Louis Philippe

Chest drawers Louis Philippe walnut restoration

Subject: drawers in solid walnut

Period: first quarter of the twentieth century

Style: Louis Philippe

Provenance: Tuscany

Description: completely original drawers. From the disposal of a Tuscan farmhouse, this popular Tuscan chest of drawers 1800 is built to last. original structure of hard chestnut wood, outdoor tables in solid walnut completely intact in its original part in walnut and 80% in its backbone. sober, simplicity and quality in mobile.

Restoration: The cabinet was in poor storage conditions. Attacked so it extended by wood-eating insects, as mentioned thus completely original with glue made from animal glues completely pulverized. It proceeded immediately to the treatment to eliminate the worms. Later he spoke on the structure of the wood joinery with interventions that have sought to preserve the original structure of the piece. Reincollaggio of all structural elements and insertion of guides for the drawers in the antique chestnut wood as the original. The internal structure of the drawers is made of poplar wood and has also proceeded in this case the reinstatement of the original favoring the rustic look of the cabinet with respect to a possible reconstruction with smooth surfaces and new. The dresser has not been stripped, but were eliminated only the paint areas altered by atmospheric conditions reintegrating shellac incomplete. Grouts and wax finish have tried to give back to the cabinet the warm appearance that he had lost.

dimensions:

Length: 105 cm
Width: 54 cm
Height: 101 cm
Weight: 60 kg

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Conservative restoration trade weight scale

Conservative restoration trade weight scale

Data sheet
Subject: cherry wood Libra
Period: 1910/1920.
Style:
Provenance: Southern Italy

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Antique spinning restoration, first half of the twentieth century

Object: Spinning Beechwood

Period: first half of the nineteenth century.

 

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Crucifix sculpture restoration

Sculpture Christ crucified

Object: Crucifix sculpture restoration

Period: XIX century.
Style:
Origin: Italy
Description: Ancient Christ carved by hand and decorated with plaster and polychrome. Missing Cross, good conditions

The images of the restoration of a beautiful sculpture representing a small crucifix. There are some repainting on the arm and on the back than on the hair is visible to the naked eye. The cross is not present. The conservation status is discreet.

 

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Restoration of a statue representing St. Christopher XVII-XVIII century of Spanish colonies South America

Statue Saint Spanish Colonies South America restoration
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Subject: Holy Statue
Epoca: XVII / XVIII century.
Style:
Origin: South America, Spanish colonies
Description:

It ‘possible that this is St. Christopher and in this case should take in hand the stick. The Holy explain the origin farmhouse because Christopher (the letter bearer of Christ) was a saint venerated in the American territories.
Discrete storage conditions, good workmanship and the materials used.

dimensions:
Length: 7 cm
Width: 5 cm
Height: 23 cm
Weight: 6 Kg

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Restoration of a sewing machine to crank Wertheim, 1890-1910, Frankfurt, Germany

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Subject: Sewing Machine Crank
Epoca: produced between 1890 and 1910 Style Style:
Provenance: Pieve di Cento, Italy
Description: The sewing machine is working and restored in all its parts. It’s been solved base fractured in two places, it is now solid.
Missing element terminal that serves to guide the fabric during sewing, easily available.
The machinery works.
dimensions:
Length: 51 cm
Width: 27 cm
Height: 26 cm

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Restoration couple of chairs, late nineteenth century

Neoclassical couple old chairs restoration
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Chest hanger chestnut wood restoration

Chest hanger chestnut wood restoration

Chest hanger chestnut wood restoration

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Restoration of a chest in walnut sofa

Restoration chest sofa solid walnut 1870 Tuscany
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Subject: Chest sofa in solid walnut
Period: last quarter of the nineteenth century.
Style: Umberto I
Provenance: Tuscany
Description
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.
Restoration
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.
dimensions:
Length: 160 cm
Width: 73 cm
Height: 72 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Internal Dimensions
Length: 154 cm
Width: 62.5 cm
Height: 15 cm