Restoration and Conservation of Bronze Sculptures and Statues

One of a pair of French cast brass ormolu candelabra containing a cast bronze winged figurine with a dark blue green patina.

  Click on an image to see our processes: Restoration of Brass and Bronze Ormolu Candelabra Conserving a Bronze Art Nouveau Dancing Girl Figurine Restoration of a Parcel Gilt Bronze Figurine Restoration of the Columbus Monument, Newport, Rhode Island Restoring

Brass and Bronze Ormolu Candelabra

Ormolu brass and bronze candelabra after treatment

French, 19th century Private collection French 18th and 19th century decorative art objects are among the most finely crafted in the world. Each of these ormolu candelabra is built of twenty-two separate brass castings with ormolu surfaces and two finely

Bronze Art Nouveau Dancing Girl Figurine

Conservation Done - face and breast detail; Bronze Art Nouveau figurine done for Sotheby's Restoration

Restored for Sotheby’s, New York Private Collection Many conservators specialize in materials other than metals and collaborate with us for our expertise.  Sotheby’s New York was restoring objects damaged in a Fifth Avenue penthouse fire, and sent us forty objects

Parcel Gilt Bronze Figurine

Figurine complete

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

Columbus Monument

Rededication of the Columbus Monument with City Councilwoman Kate Leonard.

Italian, 1953 Cast bronze, stone Memorial Drive, Newport, Rhode Island In 2004 the city of Newport asked us to restore the bronze statue of Columbus, commissioned by the Italian American Society of Newport in 1953.  Historical images showed a bronze

Brown University’s Rosenberger Medal

A sand cast N from Gorham's Rosenberger Medal for Brown University.

Made by The Gorham Foundry in 1919 . Updated 2007 to the present by Newmans’ Ltd. with CAD-CAM machined bronze and hand-applied brown patina The Rosenberger Medal is given to outstanding benefactors of Brown University. Newmans has been retained to

Little Bear Fountain

Detail of the complete restoration.

German and Italian, 1937 Cast bronze with green and brown patina, stone, brass Brown University The bronze came to us with heavy coats of paint and graffiti covering the fine modeled details of the bronze and the original patina. We