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Above, the commode before treatment; note the faux “drawers” on the front which are really hiding the door. Below, the underside of the commode. This well loved Venetian poly-chrome commode was created in the classical Louis XV Style. It has … Continue reading
Several pillows were made to accompany our client’s family furniture after the design presentation: below, images from the production process. Pillows can make the look! These pillows and bolsters are all hand-stitched other than the basic forms. CYLINDER BOLSTER The … Continue reading
(Swipe to see the cats discovering the pony!) “Whoa… who put this here?” Savitri. “Hey, there’s a critter in the studio!” Gibbs… “He’s not a cat….But he’s a cheery fella! Just my size!” It is a shame the C.W.Parker Carousel … Continue reading
Our client purchased one of the bellows from the Biltmore historic collection. While in good condition, it had issues which he wanted repaired. The bellows was not to be used everyday, but he did want it to be usable. In … Continue reading
We don’t discuss design presentations often but they are a normal part of our business. With every project we present options to our client. They range from simple presentations of fabric and trims placed over the object to be conserved, … Continue reading
Note: Some of the changes in color are due to using two cameras and different lighting! I bought a lovely Del Rey set owned by one family, and am getting it ready to sell it. Unlike most Monterey styles, this … Continue reading
We are happy to see the back of 2021 in so many ways! It’s been a tough couple of years, trying to do business during Covid, with shortages in staffing and materials in many vendor businesses, and also, some people … Continue reading
This continues several posts on the preservation of a lovely Old Wood Mason Monterey Club chair from our client’s family. To see the excavation, go here. To view the finish notes, go here. For the seat buildup, go here. For … Continue reading