For over 35 years, the team at China Bear Removals & Storage has been providing Sydney with high quality moves, locally, interstate and overseas. Over this period, China Bear has gained a highly regarded reputation within the industry as a specialist in the packing, removal and storage of fine arts and antiques. Our specialist crating division will measure and manufacture custom crates and cartons, designed specifically for the ultimate in protection for valuable, delicate and antique items.


With our wealth of experience, knowledge and techniques we have developed and use in packing, wrapping, crating and shipping, your assured we can handle the most diverse and challenging items. From transporting Paintings, Vases, Sculptures, Chandlers, Antiques and other Fragile Items for commercial galleries, art collector, private collections, and museums, you are assured your collections will be handled professionally and the correct way.

China Bear has been instrumental in the development of specialised packing and shipping processes at the highest levels .

Our Fine Art Services Include

  • In Home packing and crating.
  • Custom wrapping and boxing, using Hydro 700 cardboard.
  • All our crates are constructed from plywood to conform to IPSM15 standards.
  • Artworks are individually wrapped in Tyvek®, a PH neutral, tear resistant, breathable and moisture resistant material.
  • Fragile items are packed using Ethafoam to cushion and locate.
  • Museum and archival quality acid free wrapping materials are used.
  • To facilitate the transportation of multiple frames per container we can tier the crate, using Hydro 700 cardboard to separate each piece.
  • Each crate is fitted with foam grommets to ensure an excellent seal.
  • Foam injection technology allows us to secure even the most unusual or delicate objects.
  • Collection Management onsite or in our Climate Controlled Storage Vault.
  • Instillation and Hanging Services.

Call us today to discuss your specialist crating needs, or to arrange an obligation-free quote.