How We Restore Historical Lighting

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

Restoration and Conservation of Bronze Sculptures and Statues

Restoration and Conservation of Bronze Sculptures and Statues

  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

Hollowware Restorations

Our Work with Hollowware Restoration Hollowware is often passed down through a family’s generations and we treat these objects with that in mind. I use my skills learned from Jack Prip,  at the Rhode Island School of Design to restore

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

English Flintlock Pistol, “Spencer”

English Flintlock Pistol, “Spencer”

Steel, brass and wood The McBean Collection, Chepstow The Newport Mansions, Newport, Rhode Island The Preservation Society of Newport County approached us with this fine 17th century weapon to prepare it for display. With the mechanism in need of lubrication but mostly

Brass and Bronze Ormolu Candelabra

Brass and Bronze Ormolu Candelabra

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

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

Restoration of an Art Deco Coffee Service

Designed by Fritz August Breuhaus de Groot (1883 – 1960), German, 1930’s Chrome plated steel, celluloid Private Collection The handles of this handsome Art Deco silver plate coffee service were weak in their original design. We strengthened the joints of the broken