Photos Before/After & During

Structural damage to giltwood table with micro mosaic marble top; damage is due to failure of prior repair

 Giltwood table apron detached in five sections with areas of wood loss, gesso, and gilding damage; micro mosaic marble top broken with radiating cracks throughout

Giltwood table apron detached in five sections with areas of wood loss, gesso, and gilding damage; micro mosaic marble top broken with radiating cracks throughout

 Detail of failed prior repair

Detail of failed prior repair

 Detail of consolidating table apron. The table apron was detached in five sections with areas of wood loss, gesso, and gilding damage.

Detail of consolidating table apron. The table apron was detached in five sections with areas of wood loss, gesso, and gilding damage.

 Preparing the surface for gilding

Preparing the surface for gilding

 Applying gold leaf

Applying gold leaf

 Giltwood table after treatment

Giltwood table after treatment

 Micro mosaic marble top broken with radiating cracks throughout

Micro mosaic marble top broken with radiating cracks throughout

 Micro mosaic marble top after conservation

Micro mosaic marble top after conservation