Louis XVI Armoire with Mirrored Door
On this Armoire none of the doors worked properly. It had lots of
missing and loose veneers, loose and broken hinges, lots of
cracks on both sides, broken and missing moldings.
At the end the entire piece was cleaned, touched-up and French
Carved French LouisXV Armoire
Cleaning and conservation was done on this piece. Once a year
some of my clients request for conservation. Especially because
Furniture can also be affected by the amount of moisture in the air,
it is why conservation is recommended to be done.
Dutch China Cabinet
The China cabinet had lots of loose veneers, the drawers' sliding
system required work, and the finish was in a poor condition.
Once the work was done the furniture got back its beautiful value.
Victorian Mahogany Chiffonier (1850)
The doors got twisted and damaged during the move from overseas.
Humidity treatment was used to straighten out the doors to allow
it to work.
At the end the entire piece was French polished.
Louis XVI Commode Desserte with Marble Top
Loose brass and missing veneers. The marble top needed
to be polished.
And the entire piece required cleaning, touching-up,
polishing, and waxing.
Mahogany Tall-Case Clock (c. 1880-1900 probably by Walter H. Durfee and Co. providence Rhode Island)
Dust off the clock mechanism.
Cleaning, touching-up and waxing was done to achieve the right
effect of the antique piece.
Antique Writing Desk
The finish was damaged by the sun and the oxidation, and was dull
The French polishing removed the damaged finish without
changing the patina acquired by the sun-bleached veneer and
revived the original luster.
Late Georgian Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase
The Bookcase had loose moldings, lots of loose and a few missing
The finish was in a poor condition and the hardware needed
English Bow-Fronted Mahogany Chest (late 18 C)
The Chest was damaged during the move from overseas.
Some of the drawers were not working properly.
The Chest retained its original French polished finish.