our PROJECTS

Jane Henry Studios works on a variety of projects across a wide spectrum of decorative objects and furniture. If you don’t see what you’re looking for here, please CONTACT US.

lacquer & chinoiserie

“Traditional lacquer” restoration and conservation of European and Oriental Lacquer and lacquerware and more…

Gilding

Restoration and conservation of traditional water-gilded, oil-size gilding and gold leaf on reproduction furniture and decorative objects and more...

wood

Cleaning, restoration, conservation, structural repairs and replacement of damage to antique and contemporary furniture, objects, wooden statues, sculptures, and more…

 

paint & custom finishes

Reproduction of various painted finishes, including creating new decorative finishes, custom made to client specifications, and reproduction of client’s own samples, plus more…

Restoration of oil paintings including structural repair of canvas, removal of dirt, smoke damage, soot, cleaning of discolored varnishes, the infilling and in-painting (or retouching) of paint losses, and more…

misc restoration

Miscellaneous stone and marble repairs, including chips and cracks. We also offer leather cleaning, repair and touch ups, as well as upholstery services, slipcover and pillow fabrication, and more…


FEATURED SERVICES

A selection of our restoration and conservation services. We work across a wide range of eras and cultures in myriad mediums. If you don't see your project here please contact Jane Henry Studios to discuss your specific case.

 

Gilding

Ceramics, Wood, Metal, Glass, Sculpture, Furniture • Various traditional and experimental gilding techniques • Genuine gold leaf • Imitation gold
Our suppliers include: Manetti, Liberon, Kolcaustico, Dux, Charbonnel and more. • Gesso recutting • gold tooling and embossing


Paint & Custom Finishes

Custom finishes • custom designs, Glazing • stenciling • faux painting • faux bois • faux tortoiseshell • faux marble • murals • wood graining • antiquing, patination • lacquering • decoupage • trompe l'oeil • reproduction of French and Swedish paint finishes • Gustavian painted furniture • Louis XVI painted furniture • "classic, contemporary and Period" decorative painting methods • architectural gilding • gold stenciling, verre eglomise • antiqued mirrors 


Lacquer & Chinoiserie

Gold and gilded decoration • Chinese, Japanese Edo Period, East Asian lacquer • painted paper screens • carved lacquer objects • coromandel screens • European chinoiserie (English and Dutch japanning) • bantam ware • mother of pearl • contemporary japanned/Asian-inspired lacquered finishes on wood • raised gold and intaglio • original designs and commissions • mother of Pearl inlay


Fine Art Repair, Restoration & Conservation

Portrait restoration, re-backing, cleaning of paintings & drawings, Repair of scuffing, tears, etc., Patch replacement,  Revive Varnish, 18th and 19th Century paintings, Modern paintings, Tibetan Paintings, etc.

Wood Finishing and Repair

Damaged wood carving • Antique furniture & objects - veneering/veneer repairs • 16th through 20th century antiques, 20th century modern, contemporary furniture • Touch ups of damaged to finishes: surface scratches, dents, impact damage, chips, heat and water damage and marks, burns, pet damage, smoke damage • Wood finishing: French polishing, staining, lacquering and painted wood finishes, oil and water based finishes, hand rubbed finishes, and wax finishes (Green options available)


STONE & MARBLE REPAIRS

Repairs of stone and marble including chips and cracks. • Stone repair, finishing, cleaning on-site


Corporate & Institutional Clients

We offer on-site maintenance & touch up services for hotels, restaurants, corporate offices, and institutions • churches, museums, boutique, and national chains • One-time, weekly or monthly visits • Repair of various damage, wear and tear • Touch ups of: paneling, floors, furniture, art • architectural detailing: decorative painting, gilding special finishes. • Various types of leather, metal, stone damage • upholstery repairs. 

 

Our clients

Over the years, we have built enduring relationships with a wide array of corporate and private clients. JHS works with designers and decorators, auction houses, architects, and of course private collectors in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and across the entire tri-state area. Clients include: CBS, Isaac Mizrahi, Cole Haan, Ralph Lauren, Kate Spade, Mariska Hargitay, Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera, The Row, Christie’s New York, the Central Park Conservancy, The Irish Historical Society, Miller Blaker. Our hotel and hospitality clients include: The Knickerbocker, The Four Seasons, Soho House, and the Ritz Carlton.


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