Antique chestnut door restoration XVIII° century Sant’Arsenio Salerno vallo di Diano Italy

Object: Antique chestnut door restoration XVIII° century Period: last XVIII° century Style: Traditional rustic Provenance: Sant’Arsenio, vallo di Diano, SA, southern Italy Description: Doorway of an old barn local of a noble palace of the province of Salerno, in the Vallo di Diano, southern Italy.  Palace statile of Sant’Arsenio, in the historic center, ancient door completely handmade. Has undergone some structural changes especially in the lower part, where there are also structural damage to the wood due to weather and insect that eat the wood itself.  Good conservation conditions of the original patina. Restoration: Started with the removal of the…

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Restructuring of a fixture and a chestnut wood door

Restructuring of a door and a chestnut wood window

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. Period: last quarter of the eighteenth century, the first half of the nineteenth century Style: Neoclassical Provenance: Vallo di Diano, SA, Southern Italy Description: Originally windows of a palace built in the late eighteenth century. Manufactured entirely in solid chestnut, native wood essence used constantly in the realization of frames for its hardness and resistance to weathering and wood insects. Built with excellent craftsmanship and careful choice of the cutting areas of the trunk. Excellent condition. Restoration: More than a restoration it is a readjustment for another building, a choice that has…

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Restoration of a solid walnut table

Restoration of a walnut table

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. 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…

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Restyling of a rustic table in mixed wood

Restyling of a rustic table in mixed wood

Period: first quarter of the twentieth century Style: Rustico Provenance: Vallo di Diano, SA, Southern Italy Description: Rustic table in rustic built with native wood mixed area. Standing chestnut, plane and horizontal elements in spruce, fir tipping elements. Built with good mastery it is a solid table and is intended to last in time even if made of wood with no high durability in the plane and in the horizontal elements. Restoration: The cabinet was in poor storage conditions. Attacked so it extended by wood-eating insects, and covered with numerous re-painting series that hid fillings and patches distributed throughout the…

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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…

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Restoration of a chest of drawers in walnut and walnut flame

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. Subject: walnut chest of drawers Period: last quarter of the twentieth century Style: Eclectic Provenance: Southern Italy Description: Classic chest of drawers in solid walnut and burr walnut in typical eclectic style. Restoration: The dresser was completely covered by a widespread and pervasive black coating that in addition to distorting the appearance it had strongly influenced the preservation not allowing the wood to breathe. It proceeded immediately to remove the black paint, moving then to the woodworm treatment. Several of necessary carpentry work, both structural reconstruction of the missing frames. Were inserted…

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Work, products, techniques, the interventions that go to make the object have conservative and recovery character

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. I have a university education but I attended a workshop antiquarian. Conjugate these experiences to everyday practice and the constant study and updating necessary in the practice of this profession where you never stop learning, especially from the past. I try before you begin a job of framing historically and stylistically mobile that I face identifying interventions that has suffered over time, and the general state of conservation of the piece. The interventions that go to make the object have conservative and recovery character as far as possible of a condition as…

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Restoration of a dresser in the Second Empire style

Empire mahogany Dresser Empire style

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. Subject: drawers in mahogany Period: early twentieth century Style: Second Empire Origin: Northern Italy Description: Elegant dresser Second Empire. Built at the beginning of the twentieth century. The rigid and essential structure is in stark contrast to the harmonious movement of the uprights “harness” key element of style. The search for a delicate decoration is reflected in the choice to use the mahogany, one of the essences most refined and notes, easily recognizable by the many veins of darker hue. Realized as mentioned in mahogany, poplar was used for the structural elements…

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Restoration of a walnut dresser and oak neo-Renaissance

 ©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. Subject: Solid Walnut Belief Time: late nineteenth Style: Umberto I neo renaissance Origin: Italy Description: Impressive belief in solid walnut in neo-Renaissance style. The typical decorative elements of style are all finished with care and in excellent condition. The columns in solid walnut, the base and the top hat with the two retractable drawers are the setting alleante lower carved frames decorated with a central emblem also carved it. The handles, the vents and the keys are made of brass, only the latter are not original. Floor in walnut. The internal structure in…

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Restoration of a cupboard in walnut 1920 neoclassical origin Milan

Walnut sideboard neoclassical

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. Subject: entrance hall cupboard Period: 1920 Style: Neoclassical Provenance: Milan Description: Walnut sideboard neoclassical. Module of a mobile broader presents the side in poplar with paneling in walnut. The front has two drawers with neoclassical vents not original but in style. Threading as well as on the drawers to create a geometric frame is present on the lower doors where the veneer is curated choice with transverse veins between them. The also made of walnut forms the base of the mirror of considerable size. The original mirror is damaged for any damage…

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Restoration of six chairs in walnut 1920 neoclassical origin Milan

Neoclassical walnut table chairs restoration

©RestauriRaia.com Restoration, renovation and restyling of wooden artifacts. Subject: Ballroom Chairs Period: 1920 Style: Neoclassical Provenance: Milan Description: Made of solid walnut and beech wood these chairs are remarkably solid considering the age and style that sets them apart. The style is neoclassical but suffers greatly influence the Liberty upward momentum presenting. Turned legs slightly tapered column. Seat and back upholstered in leather with decorative studs in bronze. Classical decoration thread and upper frame in the neoclassical style. They have been carefully preserved and are in perfect conditions of conservation considering they have one hundred years. the restoration The chairs…

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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 Conservative restoration trade weight scale Conservative restoration trade weight scale Conservative restoration trade weight scale Conservative restoration trade weight scale Conservative restoration trade weight scale Conservative restoration trade weight scale Conservative restoration trade weight scale

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