English George III Period Sideboard, ca. 1790 Brass String Inlay removal and reattachment, French Polishing

English George III Period Sideboard, ca. 1790

Brass String Inlay removal and reattachment, French Polishing


Brass String Inlay removal and reattachment, French Polishing

Existing veneer splitting and lifting around the top. Brass string inlays loose and popping out all around.


French polish finish washed off with alcohol, loose inlays removed, being reinstalled.

French polish finish washed off with alcohol, loose inlays removed, being reinstalled.

Loose Brass inlays completely removed, being reinstalled on the left side after enlarging veneer opening to accommodate the brass.

Loose Brass inlays completely removed, being reinstalled on the left side after enlarging veneer opening to accommodate the brass. Right side string inlays yet to be reattached.

French Polishing and all repairs completed
During french polishing
French Polishing and all repairs completed

French Polishing and all repairs completed



By Peter Triestman

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