About Matthew Holder

Established in 2011.

Matthew Holder is devoted to the study & acquisition of early European sculpture & works of art.

His stock has a strong focus on works of the gothic and renaissance periods, as well as objects of the wunderkammer.


He is extremely passionate about his business and regularly travels the world in search of these rare works of art.

Matthew is a member of the BADA, LAPADA and CINOA which are internationally renowned antiques associations.



Matthew has & continues to participate at many prestigious art and antiques events including: 

The Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia, London: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

The Winter Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia, London2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2019

The Lapada Art & Antiques Fair: 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2019

The Battersea Decorative Fair: 2016

The BADA Antiques Fair: 2017

The Haute Epoque Fair, Heeze, Netherlands: 2018

The CADA Fair: 2019

Gallery & viewing

All of the objects in Matthew Holder's inventory can be viewed at his London gallery every Saturday 8am - 5pm or during the week by appointment.

The gallery is small, so not everything will be there, if you would like to view a specific object then please get in touch prior to your arrival to avoid disappointment. 

The gallery address is: Unit 5, The Good Fairy Arcade, 100 Portobello Road, Nottinghill, London, W11 2QB.


Matthew Holder's regularly updated inventory contains only current stock & everything is available unless stated otherwise.

To make a purchase you can either contact Matthew Holder directly or by logging into the online webshop where you will be able to see prices & take advantage of the checkout process.

You can contact Matthew Holder for further information using the 'Contact Us' live chat box, 

by email at: info@matthewholderwoa.com or by telephone on: +44(0)7906300197 (WhatsApp).



Worldwide shipping is included in all prices.

Matthew Holder does not accept any responsibility for import duty, this is to be paid by the buyer.

Shipping will be made within 3 days of payment using a tracked & signed for service of Matthew Holder's choosing unless agreed otherwise.

If a price is not displayed on the Webshop it can be due to a number reasons, these can include & are not limited to:

  • Heavy or bulky objects as these will incur greater shipping costs than small objects.

  • Objects of great importance whereby the price might be by application. 

If a price is not displayed, please contact Matthew Holder with your delivery address for a quote inclusive of shipping.

Some of the objects in Matthew Holder's inventory contain materials from endangered species which are governed by CITES regulations & will require a license to export outside of the European Union. If a certificate of export is required then this will be the responsibility of & paid for by the buyer. Shipment will only be made once a license has been obtained. If an export license cannot be obtained or the buyer does not agree to apply for a license then the transaction will be cancelled.

Matthew Holder reserves the right to cancel any sale that does not conform to CITES regulations.


We want you to be happy with your purchase, we therefore offer a 14 day money back guarantee.

In this case the item must be returned prior to any refund, in the condition in which it was sent.

We will not be responsible for shipping costs incurred in the return of such items.

All sales are subject to our standard terms and conditions.


We are always buying, if you have something similar to what we have in stock that you'd like to sell, then please get in touch.

The easiest way to contact us is by using the 'Contact Us' live chat box, by email at: info@matthewholderwoa.com or by telephone on: +44(0)7906300197 (WhatsApp). Please send a description of the object, any provenance that you have for it, an idea of price & numerous clear images.

Building Collections

If you are looking for something specific that you cannot find in our inventory then please get in touch. Matthew Holder is always sourcing new acquisitions & has helped to build many collections. Tell us what you are looking for & we will help you to build a collection to be proud of.

Matthew Holder's Kunstkammer
The Winter Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia, London, 2019.
Matthew & his sidekick Bunny