Tony is correct in saying that for people skilled in fixing furniture will have the know how to repair the damage, so that it will be almost back to the way it was. Luckily it appears to be superficial and not structural.
The matching of the repair to the existing appearance is the major part, but with know how this should not be all that difficult.
A mate used to repair timber work on old cars (dashes, consoles, door trims) and there was quite an art to it. The repairs ranged from sanding and polishing to fitting new parts into the veneer, to making a whole new part closely matching