5:15 PM 04/25/2012
We removed the drop ceilings and came across beautiful but damaged wedding cake moldings which we're having replaced. However, we're desperately looking for a source for a large detailed 3' x 2' oblong center medallion. Does anyone have a local source for either plaster or plastic medallions. I've seen the scant offerings at Lowe's/Depot and it doesn't work for us. Thanks for your help.
There is a lighting store on the corner of Delancey/Kenmare and Bowery in Manhattan (southwest corner right on the corner - but I can't remember the name of the store at the moment) that has several very nice medallions. That is where we got the one for our front parlor and it looks very authentic - very thick, detailed, and nicely done. They had various shapes, not just round ones and very reasonable prices.
5:41 PM 04/25/2012 | 0 Votes
I think Dykeman Lumber in Bfroklyn used to have a large selection. Phone them first.
6:38 PM 04/25/2012 | 0 Votes
Architectural Sculpture and Restoration, www.asrnyc.com, 1818 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn 718/467-2013 has plaster medallions some of which are reproduction of designs orginal to Brooklyn brownstones. It's a good idea to call first to get the hours and make an appointment.
We mail ordered a plaster medallion from Boston Ornament. They ship the medallions in pieces and I believe the shipping cost was very reasonable. They have a nice selection of plaster medallions including some large ovals. www.bostonornament.com Good luck!
7:05 PM 04/25/2012 | 0 Votes
Call Raul Agrippa 305-494-2539 He should be able to help you out....
10:25 PM 04/25/2012 | 0 Votes
hyde-park.com may also work. it is a moulding biz out on LI
10:37 PM 04/25/2012 | 0 Votes
I can't remember the name of the store at the moment) that has several very nice medallions. That is where we got the one for our front parlor http://www.mbchief.com and it looks very authentic - very thick, detailed, and nicely done. They had various shapes, not just round ones and very reasonable prices.
11:15 PM 04/25/2012 | -1 Votes
You want Felber Ornamental at http://www.felber.net/. I did this research before - I forget the exact details, but I think they bought the patterns from the company that probably made the original medallions in your house. (Of course, that might be the different supplier I found for our tin ceilings in a different room). In any case, their stuff is great, and quite affordable. The only problem is choosing which design you want!
12:37 PM 04/26/2012 | 0 Votes
Try. Www.plastervisions.com. they have a showroom in Brooklyn
7:27 PM 04/26/2012 | 0 Votes
I ditto busky's rec for Felber. The hardest part is definitely making the choice. We bought a gorgeous plaster medallion from them and I don't hesitate to recommend them for great selection, pricing, speedy and safe delivery.
9:33 PM 04/26/2012 | 0 Votes
We have 3 Felber medallions in our house. Real plaster. Real old-fashioned craftmanship. Only limitation is that they don't have much choice when it comes to Eastlake-era medallions (the more geometric, lozenge shaped ones).
4:52 PM 04/27/2012 | 0 Votes