Gilded domes dot the country, highlighting important landmarks of government, entertainment, worship, and industry.
With decades of experience throughout the country, Canning Co. specializes in traditional gold leaf gilding techniques that are rooted in the timeless heritage of European craftsmanship.
We are well-versed in using traditional oil gilding, and the proper preparation and finishing to achieve lasting brilliance.
Canning Co. removed all existing coatings, restored and fabricated metal elements as needed, then applied sizing and gold leaf to specified areas, finishing the work eight months ahead of schedule.
Canning Co. used traditional gold leaf and gilding methods and materials on San Francisco's City Hall.
At the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, John Canning Co. applied traditional gold-leaf and metal-leaf gilding and glazes on 500,000 linear feet of historic architectural elements.
John Canning & Co. was selected to restore the Prometheus Statue, a National Historic Landmark located in Rockefeller Center. Work included the application of gold leaf to the 18 foot tall sculpture.