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Projects for French polish:
An inlaid rosewood and parcel-gilt centre table. Solid turn shaft carved with foliage.
Centre table with gilded pedestal base
One of the pair, beautiful Regency rosewood bench with brass inlay. Frame needed complete restoration. The term "Regency" is often used not only to describe the constitutional position in the nine years between 1811 and 1820 when Prince of Wales ruled as Prince Regent during the illness of his father, George III, but also the development of decorative arts and architecture at the end of the eighteenth century and the begining of the nineteenth century. This bench is just a small example of fine wood (rosewood) and brass inlay that was used in this period. best replica watches
Old mahogany newspaper basket with the lifting top. All joints needed gluing, had one broken spindle and a broken leg.
As you can see this desk looks like somebody took life out of it. It lost the beauty, some brass inlay and the finish. AndrÃ©-Charles Boulle's name is synonymous with the practice of veneering furniture with marquetry of tortoiseshell, pewter, and brass. Although he did not invent the technique, Boulle was its greatest practitioner and lent his name to its common name: boulle work. This project reqired carefull restoration of bent brass inlay,swiss replica watches reconstruction of missing brass and tortoiseshell.
Boulle drop front desk
This unusual design is actually an example of brand new piece of furniture. As per "marine look", finish was supposed to match a boat like high gloss mahogany finish.
This case came in in such a bad condition, that the owner did not believe we could bring it back to life.
Mahoagny tall case clock
Marble top French inlaid commode. Came in to us from one of the auction houses. Needed alot of veneer work. We had to inject the hide glue and glue the delaminated veneer. Missing pieces were cut and inserted.
Half round commode
Inlaid drop front desk
Two part mahogany highboy with crotch mahogany front. Missing veneer, delaminating veneer; cracked, dirty and damaged finish.