About Us

Silke Berlinghof LLC, Fine Art, Antiques and Design specializes in sales of European antiques from the 18th to the 20th century. From here you can browse and purchase the very best in European Antique Furniture, Paintings and Design Objects. About Silke Berlinghof, Owner Silke grew up among the antique furniture, fine art and artisanal objects of her father’s business and private collection. She made her first venture into the art world at a tender age in the family auction house and her father’s Fine Antiques store in the picturesque old town quarter of Heidelberg in southwest Germany. There, she became the fourth generation representative in a family business with a remarkable history and reputation. She went on to study art history, archaeology and Roman languages in Heidelberg, Florence and Bologna.  While still a student she started working as a fine art auctioneer and continued in this field for many years after obtaining her masters degree in European Art History, Archaeology and Roman Languages from the University of Heidelberg. Before moving to the Boston area with her family in 2010, Silke also appeared on a German version of the Antiques Road show as an expert on European ceramics. Her company which is located in the Boston area offers high quality antique furniture, fine arts and decorative arts with a focus on German Biedermeier and French Louis XV and XVI. Additionally, she is always looking for unusual modern design pieces and contemporary art that she loves to combine with classic antiques. She works closely with German trade partners, including the business managed by her father, giving her access to an inventory of more than 100 pieces of antique furniture, paintings and decorative arts from the 18th and 19th century. Tell her what you are looking for and she will be more than happy to find it and arrange shipping from Europe to the US. Some of the pieces offered on this website are from German inventory and are marked with a star. They are ready to be shipped to the US. Please contact us to get further information about the additional costs for shipping and customs declaration.