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Italian walnut sofa restoration Sant’Arsenio Salerno vallo di Diano Italy

Object: Italian walnut sofa restoration Sant’Arsenio Salerno vallo di Diano Italy

Period: first half of the 20th century

Style: Luigi Filippo

Provenance: Sant’Arsenio, vallo di Diano, SA, southern Italy

Description: Craftmanship solid walnut sofa. Louis Philippe style built in the twentieth century, discreet workmanship, precarious conservation conditions. Good construction techniques, “amateur” restoration interventions, nailed joints with pressure nail and large screws that have weakened the wood already not intact due to widespread worming.

Restoration: Furniture was in precarious storage conditions. Once the external fabric covering has been removed, the padding and the structure have to be removed for the lower part in order to be able to completely restore. The main damage is a split on the front and all the lower joints held together by nails and a series of reinforcements glued externally to the joints. Removed these interventions the joints were weakened and in some cases missing. They have been rebuilt and for the front, in addition to a wooden reconstruction, in the rear part, a metal plate was inserted to reinforce the structure.

 

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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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Restoration of a chest of drawers in walnut and walnut flame

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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 keys suited to the cabinet in question immediately after repainted as needed shellac spagliettata later. The finish has been given to provide a wax to the cabinet a warmer and less shiny appearance.

 

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Restoration of a walnut dresser and oak neo-Renaissance

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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 oak complete this piece of furniture that combines aesthetics, sturdiness and functionality.
Restoration: The excellent conditions of preservation have directed the restoration of minimal intervention, restoration of the original hardware cleaning of the outer and inner surface and reintegration of shellac. wax finish.
dimensions:
Length: 141 cm
Width: 53 cm
Height: 97.5 cm
Weight:

 

 

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Restoration of a cupboard in walnut 1920 neoclassical origin Milan

Walnut sideboard neoclassical
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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 incurred during transport. bronze applications to define the upper part of the mirror that denotes Nouveau forms.
the restoration
The cabinet was stripped to remove a number of repainting that darkened appearance. woodworm treatment performed and rivernciatura side to even out the overall appearance of the cabinet. The well-kept interior has been cleaned and repainted shellac. wax finish.
dimensions:
Lower Mobile: Mirror:
Length: 86 cm Length: 86 cm
Width: 46 cm Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 82 cm Height: 115 cm

 

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Restoration of six chairs in walnut 1920 neoclassical origin Milan

Neoclassical walnut table chairs restoration
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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 were covered with an accumulation of dirt and repainting that darkened much the leather seat and wooden structure. Have been scoured, it cleaned the skin and nailing bronze. Were treated against the few have them present and repainted shellac spagliettata and protected with beeswax. Even the seat and back in leather were polished with beeswax.

dimensions:

Length: 44 cm
Width: 44 cm
Height: 103.5 cm
Weight:

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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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Restoration of a mirror from the dresser, 1890-1910, walnut and burr walnut

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Subject: mirror from the dresser

Period: 1890-1910

Style: neoclassical Eclectic

Origin: South Italy

Description: Stunning mirror console neoclassical. Adaptable to any room or decor. Made in the Last quarter of the nineteenth century, carefully choosing walnut to create sophisticated geometric designs. Top and sides in walnut cut and assembled to create a diamond to define the central feature light wood. Small retractable drawer with veneer transverse with respect to that of the sidewalls. Columns and frame in walnut with clear neoclassical styles frames that define the side edges and the top. Original mirror. Piece that combines executive and aesthetic quality. Also completely covered with walnut rear can also be placed at the center of a room.

Restoration
The furniture was in good storage conditions. After the woodworm treatment is opted for stripping the only plan that had some stains while for the rest it is proceeded to a simple restoration of varnish using shellac. wax finish.

dimensions:
Length: 58 cm
Width: 29 cm
Height: 77 cm

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Restoration couple of chairs, late nineteenth century

Neoclassical couple old chairs 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