The client had this frame fabricated, and we gilded and painted it to match a sample. The mirror was hung above the mantel.
I gilded the interior details of two massive sculptures on stands that were created by Chista (537 Greenwich St. NYC), as an installation for a hotel lobby in Hawaii. They are cross sections of tree roots, that are beautifully polished on the cut edges.
Reeded mirrors come in and out of the studio for restoration quite often. I was asked, by one client, to make a reproduction reeded mirror, so that it could be custom sized. You can also see the sample in my sample category. The moulding is a traditional 3 1/4″ width, and has 6 reeds. It can be ordered in any custom size, and can be fitted with new, or antiqued glass.Read More
All the high points of the carving were loose, or missing. All salvageable areas were secured, and missing chips filled. The mirror was then cleaned, and highlighted with bits of new gold, to give it a little sparkle. Missing pieces of mirror were replaced with antique glass, cut to size.Read More