This ebook is a complete useful resource protecting the rules and observe of the conservation and recovery of furnishings. A assessment of the ancient building of furnishings introduces quite a lot of structural sorts and fabrics that can be encountered, together with wooden, ivory, turtleshell, horn and metals, in addition to ornamental surfaces reminiscent of paint, japanning, lacquer and gilding. The character and behavior of those fabrics is defined and used as a basis from which to discover the mechanisms and results of decay because of atmosphere and use. Development in this basis, the ebook displays easy methods to enhance and put into effect logical answers to conservation issues.

Combining the sensible wisdom and revel in of a group of conservators energetic within the box, with theoretical and reference subject matter from numerous resources, Conservation of Furniture makes use of and built-in solution to produce a ebook a good way to end up worthwhile to somebody operating in or learning this topic house.