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Fine Art Insurance

All fine art, whether contemporary or traditional, is unique and needs an experienced insurer who understands the specific needs and risks associated with fine art and antique insurance.

As a specialist heritage and art insurer with over 130 years’ experience, Ecclesiastical values its relationships with the art world. From art galleries and private collections to artists and restorers, getting to know and work with the art world and our clients enables us to offer useful advice and support.

Whether your client manages or owns a museum or art gallery, an historic house or castle with an art collection, or has their own private collection of fine art or antiques, we can provide a specialist approach Fine Art insurance, depending on your client’s individual needs.

Our services can include:

  • Industry experts and art historians who have experience in both underwriting and claims
  • Specialist expertise in underwriting, valuations and risk management
  • Risk management surveys carried out by surveyors who understand the complexities of heritage and cultural properties, at no extra cost1
  • Dedicated in-house claims specialists, who have made 98% of customers very or extremely satisfied2
  • Access to helplines for risk advice, legal services, Public Relations (PR) crisis assistance and counselling.

Our flexible Fine Art insurance cover can be tailored to meet the individual needs of your clients, and can include:

  • Specialist art and antiques and all types of collectables 
  • Exhibitions 
  • New acquisitions
  • Defective title
  • Restoration and framing
  • Employee and public liability 
  • Trustee indemnity

Cover can be added as a section on many of our products or taken as a separate policy. 

From insurance of art to antiques 

Our fine art insurance team includes art historians and market professionals who understand the complexities of valuations and work with owners and managers to ensure the best and most effective insurance cover.

Read our Fine Art insurance brochure for more information.

Alternatively call 020 7680 7637.

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1Terms and conditions may apply
2Ecclesiastical claims satisfaction survey 2016

Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (EIG) Reg No 1718196. Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (EIO) Reg No 24869. Ecclesiastical Life Ltd (ELL) Reg No 243111. Ecclesiastical Financial Advisory Services Ltd (EFAS) Reg No 2046087. Ecclesiastical Underwriting Management Ltd (EUML) Reg No 2368571. E.I.O. Trustees Ltd Reg No 941199. EdenTree Investment Management Ltd (EIM) Reg No 2519319. All companies are registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester GL1 1JZ. EIO and ELL are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 113848 (EIO) and 110318 (ELL). EFAS and EIM are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 126123 (EFAS) and 527473 (EIM). EUML is an appointed representative of EIO who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 402228.