Oakstreet Art Conservation

Representative selection of treatment summaries from museum and private work. Objects shown here include a broad spectrum of furniture as well as other decorative objects in a range of materials.

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Toe-nayar Gong Stand, Burma, 19th - early 20th century Private collector Materials: wood, gold leaf, red lacquer, mirror, glass, bone, bronze

Cast Iron Table, Coalbrookdale, England, 1842-1867 Private Collector Materials: Cast iron, marble

Boullework Coffer France, c. 1820 Courtesy of the Wallace Collection Materials: oak and pine construction, ebony veneer, turtleshell and brass veneer (Boullework), gilt-brass mounts (ormolu)

Églomisé and Gilded Empire Mirror North America, 1815-20 Private Collector Materials: wood, silvered mirror, glass, oil paint, water gilding, gilded brass

Chinese Lacquer, aqueous cleaning

Red Lacquer Chair China, 19th century Courtesy V&A Images Materials: wood, red lacquer, polychromy

Glazed stoneware, sculpture

Ceramic Frog North America, 20th century Private Collector Materials: stoneware, glaze

Earthenware Jug Israel, 1st century BCE Private Collector Materials: earthenware, slip decoration

Carved chair, mahogany, Chippendale

Chippendale Side Chair North America, 1750-85 Courtesy of Winterthur Museum Materials: mahogany, silk upholstery

Danish desk, veneered, brass

Danish Roll-Top Desk Denmark, 19th century Private Collector Materials: oak construction, mahogany veneer, brass hardware, mother-of-pearl

Lacquered Metal, Japanese, 18th c

Lacquered Metal Sake Jar Japan, 18th century Courtesy of V&A Images Materials: metal, lacquer, gold powders, gold and silver foils

veneered box, inlay, bone, French

Veneered Jewelery Box France, 19th century Private Collector Materials: wood, walnut burl and ebony veneer, wood and bone banding, brass, silk, wool felt

mother of pearl, ormolu, kingwood

Writing Cabinet Dresden, Germany, c.1750 Courtesy V&A Images Materials: oak and birch construction; kingwood, snakewood, amaranthe, mother-of-pearl veneer/inlay; gilt brass (ormolu) and brass mounts