Period Furniture Conservation, LLC

Yuri Yanchyshyn-Professional Associate, American Institute for Conservation

Yuri Yanchyshyn-Professional Associate, American Institute for Conservation

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Yuri Yanchyshyn
37-18 Northern Blvd STE 407
Long Island City, NY 11101

Phone: 1 (212) 255-7426
Fax: 1 (212) 208-4520

Yuri Yanchyshyn is the Principal and Senior Conservator of Period Furniture Conservation, a New York City firm dedicated to furniture and objects conservation. Prior to founding Period Furniture Conservation, Yuri worked as a consulting conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has worked with wooden objects for over 30 years, and holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Cal Arts. He received conservation training from the Amsterdam Academy for Restoration and the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education. His firm's clients include museums, historical societies, auction houses, fine arts advisors, dealers, designers, architects, other conservators, and private collectors world wide. A notable recent project was the preparation of treatment specifications for the furniture and objects in the Brick House, located at the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Caanan, CT, a National Historic Landmark.

His firm employs full time furniture conservators and conservation technicians and interns as needed. He maintains working relationships with conservation scientists, and accomplished paintings, objects, paper and upholstery conservators, to better serve his clientele.

Period Furniture Conservation addresses the full range of conservation issues encountered in objects and furniture. Treatments can include stabilizing structures; revitalizing coatings including japanning and urushi lacquer; carving of missing elements and treating gilding losses. The firm has also treated a variety of objects composed of metal, stone, ceramics, glass and porcelain.

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