Wilderstein Preservation Project

Pictured are two heart shaped New York shield back chairs from Wilderstein Preservation’s collection.  Both chairs were in poor condition when I received them.  The side chair had a broken out back section.  The pieces were all there except for one small piece of mahogany at the top right.  The arm chair  had one of the carved spindles broken out.  Both were very dirty having been in storage for years. After examining both I determined that the side chair had old repairs, had been stripped and had no finish remaining. … Read more »