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Coatings Conservation

The identification and treatment of aged and historically important finishes is often critical to conserving an object. We are trained in modern conservation treatments using synthetic resins and coating systems, along with more traditional, time-honored materials and techniques. The emphasis is always on preserving historically important surfaces.

Butler McCook Desk and Bookcase detail

Butler McCook Desk after treatment

18th c. French Parquetry Commode

18th c. French Parquetry Commode

    Services include:

  • Cleaning
  • Consolidation
  • Improvement of color and clarity while maintaining existing patina.
  • Inpainting
  • Conservation of painted surfaces

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