The Gallery


Francis Janssens van der Maelen

Based in the « Grand Sablon », place recognized for the quality of the trade of art, Francis Janssens Van Der Maelen is offering, since 1978, a beautifull collection of silver pieces and works of art made by the best artists well-known for their perfect mastery.


Fine Art Silver

The Gallery  is recognized internationally for specializing in silver mainly from France, Belgium and Russia made by  Jean E. Puiforcat, Jean Tetard, Philippe Wolfers, Carl Fjerdingstad, Cardeilhac, Georg Jensen, Karl Fabergé…  belonging to Art Deco, Art Nouveau or an earlier period.  He also has interests in several other fields including sculptures, furniture, ceramics…

The discovery and promotion of contemporary designers as Thalen & Talen, Nicolas Lemoigne, Catherine François, Tetê Knecht, Piet Hein Eek… have taken an important place and share the space with their predecessors.

Francis Janssens van der Maelen exhibits in international art fairs such the renowned

international TEFAF in Maastricht since 1994, the Brafa in Brussels, the Miami/Basel Design… He made significant sales to important collectors and prestigious museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum Fines Arts, Boston, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Musée d’Histoire et d’Art, Luxemburg, Provincial Museum Sterckshof, Deurne and Grand Curtius, Liège, in Belgium….

All acquisitions are provided with a certificate of authenticity.

The Gallery Fine Art Silver is a member of the “Royal Belgian Chamber of the Art and Antique Dealers”