Antique Weapon Restorations

Our Work with Antique Weapons Newmans’ Ltd. restores and repairs antique weapons and armaments such as flintlock guns, swords and non-western arms. We develop a thorough understanding of the piece by examining the metals, wood, ivory, bone and other materials

Jugendstil Lamp

Jugendstil Lamp

Early 20th c. German Copper, glass, shell, steel, porcelain, electrical components Private collection This lamp arrived with the base and column bent and dented. A hand cut disc of polished shell was missing, and the hanging bead skirt was so

Condiment Servers

Condiment Servers

American, 19th c. Pewter, silver plate, brass, steel, glass Private collection This set of condiment servers are survivors of an Antebellum plantation in Louisiana. They were brought to us crushed and distorted, their mechanisms jammed, and parts missing. We built new

Parcel Gilt Bronze Figurine

Parcel Gilt Bronze Figurine

by D. Simon, French, 19th century Cast bronze, gold, silver and marble Private Collection This figurine is an example of the challenges we confront in restoring objects made of mixed materials with unusual surfaces. 33 cm high, she arrived at our studio

Zinc Garden Statue

Zinc Garden Statue

French, 19th century Cast zinc with natural patina Private collection At some point this maiden caught in the act of collecting fruit was anchored in concrete. At some point in an attempt to move the sculpture, her legs broke off