Pre-purchase and Pre-insurance assessment
The Team at Endangered Heritage has decades of experience using scientific assessment processes for evaluating artwork for the National Collection. Now we offer these skills to collectors and lovers of fine art. Endangered Heritage is the independent 3rd party assessor for owners and brokers to ensure the condition risk and repair are to the highest standard. Art asset management prevents damage claims and depreciation.
Endangered Heritage will write thorough documentation that will highlight everything from the state of the artwork to what are the current risk factors are for the collection. The weakest link to any collection is an incomplete inventory.
We offer Photographic documentation that highlights all the aspects of how the collection is being stored and what possible risks there are to the collection.
Endangered Heritage will look at all aspects of the collection from the way it’s being stored to the condition of the object. The way the object is being stored and maintained can drastically alter the longevity of an object.
Endangered Heritage will also look at the Disaster risks (e.g. flood, fire, insect) of where the object is being stored.
After the risk assessment, Endangered Heritage will assist in ensuring that the collection meets the current best practices in storage and display used in national Institutions. Endangered Heritage will give advice on light levels, humidity, temperature, framing and boxing standards.
Collection Management System
Whether you have a few items in your collection or a substantial amount, it’s important to keep a record of the details of your collection. Endangered Heritage offers a wide array of collection management systems that keeps track of all the relevant information regarding your collection.