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

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

Restoration of Decorative Aisle Columns

Restoration of Decorative Aisle Columns

Pequot Library, Southport, Connecticut Among the striking details in Robert Robertson’s Pequot Library are the cast iron, copper plated decorative columns which head each aisle of the two story stacks. Before restoration, these were covered with layers of soot from

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

Sheffield Candelabra

Sheffield Candelabra

English, 19th century Silver, copper, steel and pitch Private Collection In the nineteenth century, industrial mass production gave rise to a burgeoning middle class who wanted the elegant objects afforded before only to the wealthy. The silver industry responded with

Plated Pewter Military Award Statue

Plated Pewter Military Award Statue

Bellum by Emile Louis Picault (French 1833-1915) Cast pewter, patinated copper plate Private collection During the 19th Century, pewter castings were made with a new, ingenious technology developed to give the burgeoning middle class access to the accoutrements of the

Restoration of Balusters

Restoration of Balusters

Pequot Library, Southport, Connecticut As can be seen in these images, the balusters have been treated to remove the dirt, along with the original protective layer, which appears to be shellac. Made of copper plated cast iron, the fresh copper