Damages on art collections

The context

A fire broke out in a room in a building that sheltered paintings and ancient furniture.

The action GM Consultant

3 GM Consultant loss adjusters specialized in Construction, Casual research of fires and Art, met each other to determine a first diagnosis and coordinate the loss adjustment operations.

Pertaining to works contaminated by soot particles, they have been sent for cleaning to a decontaminator specialized in this field.

Under the control of the loss adjuster specialized in Art, for the furniture and the works damaged by water spilled to extinguish the fire a de-watering was performed then the wood was monitored to check its reaction. A marquetry repair was done on the most damaged furniture. Finally, some works needed the intervention of specialized restorers.