before and after: chinese chippendale door chest

I will give you pictures first and talk later. Behold the power of an amazing lacquer job.

The before:

Dark & dingy with some nicks and dings

Dark & dingy with some nicks and dings

Grody smell

Grody smell

Tarnished hardware

Tarnished hardware

The before wasn't too terrible, but it was dark, dingy, and smelly. I picked up the piece at an outdoor space where there was lots of smoking, so I didn't detect a funky odor until I got it in my studio. Enter the lacquer shop...

This piece is available for $745 at The Warehouse at 1107 Capital, Raleigh NC

This piece is available for $745 at The Warehouse at 1107 Capital, Raleigh NC

A lacquer job and polishing brass hardware can make a WORLD of difference!