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Posts Tagged ‘insurance’

Consultation Services for Your Fine Arts

Friday, November 11th, 2011

A consultation service by a fine art conservator may include, art registry, Insurance evaluations emergency damage claims and restoration and conservation.
You may need of an appraisal for an insurance claim, insurance policy needs, estate planning, probate settlement or a collection of documentations. A fine art conservator can work with your insurance company.
When a disaster occurs and your property is damaged, without records, you may not be reimbursed for the value of your loss. If your house is destroyed, or just your artwork, there will be a major loss.
You should think about how to prepare for disaster, with the earthquake and fire and floods. It’s not if something will happen close to home, but when, and how terrible it will be. Art may be registered and described.


Art Registry is tracking identification system that is attached information that is applied to your art and collectibles, the archive safe ID tag are registered in a database.
The progress of any conservation or preservation previously done on a fine art needs to be recorded. This should include changes to the frame, so that all the information on an item may be traced. This information will insure that proper care is provided in handling your artwork.
If you decided not to take the correct steps to protect your paintings or collectables, the information about your art may be lost, if it is sold. If a paintings or collectable is sold, the registration is transferred with the Art register tag.

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Damaged art – insurance claim?

Monday, June 21st, 2010
Damage due to handling, storage, heat and humidity

Damage due to handling, storage, heat and humidity

I’ve written before about what it does to a painting to roll it up. But, just to reinforce the issue, here’s another example. But, for the first time, let me make some interesting points:

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Art, Divorce, Lawyers: Can these make up an entertaining story?

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

I don’t need to write much about this video post other than I think you will find this 7 minute story entertaining.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7B4N9yyhbKY

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Do You Pack/Ship Art Work and Fragile Items?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

One of the most frequent and easiest ways to have your stuff damaged: handling, storage and transport.

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