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All Aspects of Repair on Fine Furniture and Antiques in Houston
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1 Fine Furniture Repair Breakfront Leg Cracked
Oak Dining Chair badly Broken. Duplicate new parts and finish to match.
Duncan Phyfe Table Pedestal leg broken. Bad previous repair work. Duplicate new leg to high standards.
1950's Baker (Limited) Sideboard/Exceptional Refinishing Work (Coronado Club in Houston)
3 Dog Chewed Chair Highest Standards in Furniture Repair
Museum Quality 18th Century Louis XV Commode/Structural Repair & Splice Veneer Replacement
Victorian Headboard and Footboard Restoration Damaged in Hurricane Ike
Late 19th Century French Ormolu-mounted Mahogany & Tulipwood Vitrine by Alexandre Hugnet. Circa 1890
Stamped: (HUGNET/Ameublements/Paris/69 Faubourg st. Antoine). Highly skilled work requiring decades of experience.
4b Duncan Phyfe Dining Table Table Refinishing
Duplicate Six Legs Extensive Restoration Work
4c 23' 1880-1890 Joseph Fitter Nine Leaf Mahogany Crank Table/ Extensive Table Restoration
River Oaks Country Club
Replace entire top using 1" thick Solid Mahogany/New Table Apron/Duplicate one leg
Go to this link to see how the table apron was made MAKING A TABLE APRON
4d Sideboard Hurricane Damage
Veneer Repair and Replacement (Amboyna & Walnut Burl Veneer) Refinishing
Neo classical Giltwood Demi-lune Console Water Damage Gold Leaf Water Gilding
5 Table Top Refinishing Office of George Bush
4c Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze mounted Commode à Bantaux Circa 1890. After an 18th Century
designed by Stockel et Benneman now resides at the Musee du louvre. Highly skilled restoration work. Water damaged.
19th Century Ormolu-mounted Kingwood Parquetry, "Commode Aux Dragons", stamped Francois Linke.
Mercury gilt mounts of the finest quality. Minor veneer work and discoloration. Mounts solution cleaned.
After an 18th Century commode by Antoine-Robert Gaudreaus now at The Wallace Collection in London, First photo.
Ref. Francois Linke The Belle Epoque of French Furniture by Christopher Pain. Page 499
5a Carved Oak Chairs Horse Hair Padding
19th century Ormolu-mounted Ebony veneered "Regulateur Au Char D'Apollon" by Alfred Beurdeley
Modeled after a 18th century tall case by Philippe Caffieri and Balthazar Lieutaud now at Versailles. (First photo).
Francois Linke Ormolu-mounted Tulipwood & Bois Satine Grand Régulateur
Design by Léon Messagé . Clockmaker: Etienne Maxant
Ref. Francois Linke "The Belle Epoque of french furniture" by Christopher Payne, Page 130
Built in 1893. Ormolu-mounted Kingwood Tulipwood Satine Marquetry piano à queue (Grand Piano) Stamped Francois Linke.
Numerous stamps 'ZN' Joseph Emanuel Zwiener on reverse of mounts. Movement by Erard #71242
Replacing veneer on a 18th Century Dutch Marquetry Inlay Bureau
1969 Steinway Baby Grand Piano/Photos do no justice to how magnificent this piano looks
6a Hand Rubbed French Polish Finish
Late 1800's Hepplewhite Sideboard. Water & veneer damage on top.
6b 9' Tiffany English Oak Gothic Hall Clock Restoration (English)
Base missing due to Termite Damage
Duplicate New Base (2 1/2" solid English Oak) Molding and carving work done by hand to exact specifications
Late 1800's Opium Tables Duplicate missing carving work. Inlay work on top.
Curio Cabinet Base Badly Damaged. Hand carve a new leg
19th Century Chippendale Arm Chair. Back badly broken.
Restored properly this chair is now fully serviceable.
20th Century Ormolu-mounted kingwood, mahogany, marquetry-inlaid commode a vantaux stamped Francois Linke
1880's Louis XVI styleEbony and burl black lacquer cabinet with extraordinary ormolu mounts.
Stamped Henry Dasson
8a Duplicate Ten Vital Balance Award Sculptures for the Menninger Clinic
Each individual piece made by hand. Highest Level of skill required to do this type of work.
Late 18th Century Sideboard. Correcting previous repair work on all legs. Splice veneer work.
8b President's Table
Kittinger Table Refinishing/Durable High Build Finish
Mid 19th Century , Parquetry and Marquetry Louis XV style commode with ormolu mounts (bronzer Leon Kahn).
After an 18th century model by Jean-Henri Riesener now at Versailles, first photo. Extensive exposure to direct/indirect sunlight.
Pair Weiman Mahogany Crotch Drop Leaf Tables.
Manufacture New Parts. High quality varnish finish.
German Made Grandfather Clock Water Damage from Hurricane Katrina
Fine Reproduction 1940's 14' George III Style Mahogany Four Leaf Dining Table
Louis XV style Ormolu mounted Bois de Violette & Satine Bureau Plat Stamped Francois Linke deigned by
Ref. Francois Linke "The Belle Epoque of French Furniture" by Christopher Payne, Page 84
Late 17th Century Florentine Gilded Console circa 1690. Water Gilding
1816 Historical Italian Rosewood Pistol Case Top smashed in. Brass inlay badly disfigured
19th Century Mantel Clock Section of base missing
12 Governor Chairs
Highest Quality English Leather/High-Build Urethane Finish/Sterling Silver caps
18th Century Jean-Baptiste Tilliard or Son Louis XV Chairs Gold Leaf Water Gilding Silk Upholstery
Beechwood Side Chair leg broken/hand carve new leg and finish to high standards
Fine Wood Carving Work Making a base for a decorative Oriental Settee
Detailed hand carving of legs go to this link: WOOD CARVING
19th Century French Ormolu-mounted Kingwood, Tulipwood and Marquetry Commode in Louis XV style
Water Damaged. Piece was in 18" of water for three days.
Mason & Hamlin Baby Grand Piano Refinishing
Statue Repair and Restoration Tail, ears, back and front leg missing
3rd Quarter19th Century Louis XV style Vernis Martin meuble d'appui with ormolu mounts stamped Henry Dasson
Early 19th Century Mahogany Sette Hand Carve leg
Table two legs broken off Hand carve new legs and refinish
French Louis XV Style 3rd Quarter 19th Century Chinnoiserie Coromandel
Lacquer & Finely Chased Gilt-Bronze mounted Commode Stamped Paul Sormani
1918 Steinway Baby Grand Model "O" Ebony Complete restoration. Restrung, all felts, hammers, pads replaced.
Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze mounted Cubed parquetry bureau plat stamped Francois Linke after a 18th century design by
Jean Francois Oeben now at The Louvre (first Photo)
French Furniture repair and restoration
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