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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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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