With this article, we would like to throw our special focus onto the European drinking culture and go through some interesting facts and types of historical drinking vessels made of silver.

Antikes Silber

With this newsletter, we would like to inform you on our manifold projects and interesting acquisitions.

The preparations for TEFAF Maastricht (March 16-24, 2019) are in full swing. We do hope to welcome you at our booth, number 165. On this occasion, we would like to present you a selection of our new objects and highlights.

Cleaning Silver plate

The shimmer of the antique silver makes up the charm of an object. We give you here some advice on how to clean antique silver, like antique plates.

Helga Matzke European Silver possesses a rich collection of beakers and silver objects. We are thus very excited to have enriched our collections and present you here the new acquisitions of this season.

Still life, the art of representing inanimate objects and artefacts, inspire us time and again, to initiate a dialogue between our historical silver, painting and old masters.

The preparations for the TEFAF Maastricht (March 10-18, 2018) are in full swing and we will bring this year again our top-objects. Herewith, we would like to present you a selection of our highlights, which you will find at booth number 165.

royal silver sauceboats, 18th century

Just a few weeks away from the holiday season, we would like to present you with our newest art objects in historical silver.

Antique silver has been established over the years as a secure investment. The desire to possess and live with silver objects is also ours and for this, we would like to share our experience and perspective. More than that, we strive to be your experienced and professional expert who can guide you through the wonderful and very enriching world of historical silver.

Travelling is an activity that human beings love to undertake. Let us explore in closer detail how exactly antique silver is connected to travelling and to some objects made of it.

Coffeepot silver

How about a warm cup of coffee poured from an original, historical, silver coffee pot? Or would you prefer a warm cup of tea or even better chocolate? Have you ever come up to the thought how close the history of hot beverages and silver in Europe and the world is? Let us follow a short historical path to it today. You will definitely not be able to resist the charm of historical silver and the strong aroma of a hot cup of your favorite hot drink after that.


Silver just like gold have experienced as materials different uses. The aesthetic value of antique silver objects has been recognised very early and many famous personalities were ardent silver collectors. Discover more with this article.

You will find in the future from time to time different articles on our webpage around historic silver in order to accompany our catalogue published this year.