Rare family heirloom restored to its natural beauty

mid 19th century Empire Box sofa

This Empire Box sofa is believed to have originated in New York in the mid 19th century. It has magnificent Neo-Classical figurines in solid mahogany and is in desperate need of restoration.

the sofa is hand stripped the sofa is hand stripped

Once at our shop, the sofa is hand stripped and prepared for repairing and sanding.

incredible detail of the carvings incredible detail of the carvings

Notice the incredible detail of the carvings and the male is missing a large piece of garland from his hand.

restored to its original condition restored to its original condition

Here you see the missing part meticulously hand carved and restored to its original condition.

restored with a lovely satin hand rubbed finish and covered in a blue velvet

Finally the completed project, restored with a lovely satin hand rubbed finish and covered in a blue velvet.

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