Yannick Chastang

Art Expertise and Conservation of Decorative Arts

Yannick Chastang

Yannick Chastang is based in Faversham, Kent, Great Britain. He offers high quality conservation and restoration services and expertise opinions for all types of European Decorative Arts and sculptures.

Yannick Chastang is an accredited conservator (Institute of Conservation) and has an international reputation as a leading specialist and expert in European marquetry furniture, decorative arts, and bronzes. Trained in Paris, he was a junior conservator at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris before moving to London to work at the Wallace Collection. In 2003, Yannick Chastang opened his own studio in Faversham dedicated to the study and conservation of decorative arts. Since 2003, he has studied and conserved many pieces belonging to museums and private collections from all around the world including pietra dura cabinets by Domenico Cucci; lacquer cabinets for the National Trust and the Duke of Bedford; and many Boulle pieces for the Duke of Buccleuch and the Duke of Devonshire.

He has advised several public institutions around the world including the Louvre, the National Trust as well as many international private collectors and major auction houses. Yannick Chastang was member of the vetting committee at The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) of Maastricht for 18 years.

Yannick Chastang is happy to travel for consultation purposes, expertise or conservation projects, either in the UK or abroad.

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