Be sure to protect your work when it is in transit. Also, ensure you select a reputable transporter
It is recommended that you discuss all shipping details prior to purchase or at minimum, prior to the date of the sale. If you are the buyer and are paying for the shipping,
You should get all the details in the gallery's writing to make sure you have a paper trail.
Simply ask the dealer or gallerist to add a note on the invoice such as, "Work will be packed in a shadow box and shipped in a crates." That way, if the
If work is found in the form of a small cardboard box you will have evidence that the terms of sale are not being properly implemented.
Another best practice is to always pay for "insurance-while-in-transit" through the shipping company itself, which they will apply to the bill and which is
typically based on the worth of the work. The shipping company could utilize its own insurance policy to cover artworks that are in transit to protect them. They typically higher
The desire to treat the work as their own.
It's wise to select your preferred insurance provider. Artnet was approached by Laura Doyle of Chubb Insurance as an expert in fine art.
Clients are often asked how to ship an object. We recommend the truck is equipped with GPS as well as security and climate controls as well as two drivers. Also
If possible, the truck should take a direct nonstop route." Ask the gallery for details or contact the company that handles shipping.
These should be confirmed directly. A paper trail is always a good idea.