Through our own expertise and a network of experts, we are able to provide advice and coordination on all aspects of owning rare objects.Through our own expertise and a network of experts, we are able to provide advice and coordination on all aspects of owning rare objects.
APPRAISALS AND VALUATIONS
Appraisals of your goods for insurance, donation, succession, estate settlement, acquisition or sale... Our partners - not dealers - offer you an independent professional appraisal.
INSURANCE AND PROTECTION
It is important to insure your property with specialist insurers who offer specific terms to suit the risks. Our partners are available to help you with all the formalities in the event of loss or theft.
Acquiring or selling a work of art can have legal or tax implications: copyright fees, registration duties, VAT, etc. It is useful to find out in advance about the implications of certain transactions such as private sale, estate settlement, bare ownership, public auction, donation, legacy, pledges, etc.
TRANSFER AND SUCCESSION
Ensuring that your collection will survive through the generations, donating art to a philanthropic cause, or sharing your collection between your heirs: our tax specialists and philanthropy advisers can guide you through the procedures.
Introductions to specialist partners for:
- Setting up foundations
- Authentication / certification
- Conservation / framing / storage / mounting
- Establishing contacts with museums and experts / guided visits