Director & Expert
Jean Gauchet is a specialized art dealer and expert focusing primarily in Asian art and antiquities. With his extensive art knowledge and experience living and working in China and east Asia, Jean is a foremost expert in many aspects of Asian art, customs, language, and culture, including; Chinese, Thai, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Egyptian, Vietnamese, Khamer, Burmese, Turkish, Islamic, Persian and Nepalese objects.
Originally from the south of France, Jean Gauchet was born into a lineage of art collectors and dealers. After assisting his family with the European art business in Nice, Paris and Miami, he then traveled to Shanghai, China to learn more about the Asian art market. Jean continued his art education at Northeastern University in Boston. Fluent in French, English, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, Jean has a built a diverse clientele that includes buyers from Europe, Asia, North America, Africa and the Middle East.
Jean possesses a talented and scholarly eye for discovering and exhibiting fine art. Drawing from his multi-faceted career and well-informed aesthetic, Jean consults and offers his expertise to auction houses, private collectors, museums and corporate offices around the world. In addition to conducting corporate and private consultations, Jean is a member of London’s Oriental Ceramic Society. Jean is also a member and leading Asian art expert for the C.E.C.O.A (Chambre Européenne Des Experts-Conseil En Oeuvres D’Art) in Paris.