Arts & Antiques

(804) 778-4455

For over two decades museums, auctions, galleries, artists and collectors have relied on us to safely move their delicate and valuable pieces across the country and around the world.

Fine Art / Fragile Shipping

(804) 778-4455

Top galleries, art dealers, and artists trust Craters & Freighters Richmond with their fragile one-of-a-kind artwork. All our crates and corrugated containers are custom built and cushioned for the artwork being shipping.

Services Tailored to your Item’s Specific Needs

(804) 778-4455

Craters & Freighters Richmond has mastered the art of packaging, crating and shipping paintings!

Art & Antique Shipping Services from Richmond, Virginia

For over two decades museums, auctions, galleries, artists and collectors have relied on us to safely move their delicate and valuable pieces across the country and around the world. Craters & Freighters of Richmond's proven expertise begins with an assessment of your artwork, including risk, storage, environmental factors such as climate, temperature and humidity, pick-up conditions, mode of transport, and final destination requirements. All are factored into providing the appropriate container and cushioning system you can be confident will prevent damage during shipment.

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Art Insurance Coverage

Craters & Freighters of Richmond offers many different types of insurance coverage for artwork shipments including:

  • Full Coverage Cargo
  • Lost Only

Typically, if a customer elects to purchase our insurance coverage and a value is declared, Craters & Freighters will insure the item from the time of pick-up, during the packing and crating process, and finally to delivery.

You can trust us with your:
  • Ceramics & Glass
  • Museum Quality Items
  • Ethnographic Materials
  • Furniture & Wooden Objects
  • Leather & Fur
  • Metals
  • Paintings
  • Encaustic Wax
  • Polychrome
  • Sculptures
  • Paper & Books
  • Stone & Plaster
  • Textiles & Fibers
  • High Value One-of-a-Kind Items
Our Art Services
  • Local Pick-up and Delivery
  • Custom Packing and Cushioning
  • Wood Crates and Corrugated Containers
  • Transportation — Carrier selection based on item, budget, time frame
  • Insurance — Our professional packing allows us to offer you coverage on original art, glass, and antiques (for exclusions, see Terms & Conditions)
  • White Glove Delivery – Includes unpacking and set-up
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Antiques Shipping Solutions

Craters & Freighters of Richmond is America’s trusted resource for the safe handling, packaging, and transporting of antiques and heirlooms.

Auctioneers, collectors and museums rely on us to safely move their delicate and valuable antiques across the country and around the world. Our proven expertise begins with a full assessment of your product including risk, storage, environmental factors such as climate, temperature and humidity, pick-up conditions, mode of transport and final destination requirements. All are factored into providing you with the appropriate container and cushioning system for preventing damage during shipment.

Antique Insurance Coverage

Craters & Freighters of Richmond offers many different types of insurance coverage for antique shipments including:

  • Full Coverage Cargo – based on declared value
  • Limited Liability Insurance – lost only

Typically, if a customer elects to purchase our insurance coverage and a value is declared, Craters & Freighters of Richmond will insure the item from the time of pick-up, during the packing and crating process, and finally to delivery.

You can trust us with your:
  • High Value One-of-a-Kind Items
  • Heirlooms
  • Antique Furniture
  • Collectables & Memorabilia
Our Antique Services
  • Local Pick-ups & Delivery
  • Custom Packing & Cushioning
  • Wood Crates - Custom designed and built
  • Corrugated Containers
  • Shipping - Carrier selection based on item, budget, time frame
  • Shipping Insurance - Our professional packing allows us to offer you coverage on original art, glass, and antiques
  • White Glove Delivery Available - includes unpacking and set-up

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