Conservation Work
Conservation Work inntaglio August 25, 2023

Conservation Work

At Maybank, we are dedicated to preserving and protecting our cultural heritage and natural treasures through our comprehensive conservation services. Our mission is to safeguard and restore valuable artworks, historical artifacts, and the environment for future generations. With a team of passionate and highly skilled experts, we offer a wide range of conservation services tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.

Why Choose Conservation?

Conservation is a vital aspect of preserving the beauty, history, and ecological balance of our world. Whether you are a museum curator, a collector, a property owner, or an environmental enthusiast, there are compelling reasons to choose conservation.

  • Preservation of Heritage: Conservation ensures that our cultural heritage, including artworks, documents, and historical structures, remains intact for future generations to learn from and appreciate.
  • Environmental Stewardship: Conservation plays a crucial role in protecting natural ecosystems, wildlife, and biodiversity, contributing to a healthier and more sustainable plant.
  • Value Retention: For collectors and property owners, conservation can help maintain or even increase the value of precious items or properties.
  • Ethical Responsibility: Ethical conservation practices prioritize the responsible care of our shared heritage and the environment, reflecting a commitment to preserving our world’s beauty and history.
Our Conservation Services

Maybank offers a variety of skilled conservation and restoration services. Our highly qualified conservation team consider with the physical, historical and aesthetic integrity of the object simultaneously, crediting the passage of time and history of the object.

  • Art Conservation
    Our skilled conservators specialise in restoration and preservation of artworks, sculptures, manuscripts, and historical documents. We use state-of-the-art techniques and materials to ensure the longevity and integrity of these valuable items.
  • Cultural Heritage Preservation
    We work closely with museums, cultural institution, and private collectors to preserve and protect historical artifacts, archaeological finds, and architectural heritage. Our conservation methods adhere to international standards.
  • Property Conservation
    We offer property owners a range of conservation services, including historic building restoration, landscape preservation, and architectural conservation. We focus on maintaining the unique character and historical significance of properties.

Our ethical and sympathetic approach considers the reversibility, stability and durability of treatment and material compatibility. Achieved through a methodical examination and documentation, treatment proposals are provided based on a systematic and comprehensive approach to material and contextual research.

Our conservation team is expertly able to evaluate the scientific data, determine the cause of degradation of materials and present a comprehensive analysis and initial plan for appropriate conservation treatment. As such, Maybank can offer all remedial and preventative conservation, of wood, stone and decorative surfaces.

With many years of experience, our conservators have a wide variety of specializations and skills. Here is a list of services we offer:

  • Historical decorative surfaces analysis including all film forming materials; paint gilding and lacquer
  • Microscopy including cross sectional analysis, micro chemical testing, FTIR and scientific analysis
  • Historical decorative surfaces analysis including film forming materials; paint, gilding and lacquer
  • Condition assessment and Method statements
  • Collections care
  • Conservation Treatments
  • Cleaning, consolidation, restoration & replacement carving/infill, color matching retouching, sculpture/stone/wood/decorative surfaces and resins

Our skillsets include:

  • Oil gilding
  • Traditional water gilding
  • Verre Eglomise
  • Pastiglia
  • Sgraffito
  • Trateggio
  • Egg Tempera
  • Patination
  • Japanning
  • Inlay
  • Coromandel
  • Wood carving
  • Stone carving
  • Gesso cutting
  • Historical joinery

Preserve, Protect and Conserve

At Maybank, we understand the importance of safeguarding our cultural heritage and natural environment. Our conservation services are designed to make a positive impact on the world, one artifact or artwork at a time. Whether you have a valuable artwork in need of restoration or a historical property requiring preservation, we invite you to collaborate with us to protect what matters most. Contact us today to discuss how our conservation services can benefit you, your organisation, and the world we share. Together, we can ensure a brighter, more sustainable future.

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