Blue Macaw

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1731, BK-17496

German scientists discovered the ingredients of Chinese porcelain in the 18th century. Elector August the Strong was such a fan of this hard, translucent white material that he filled his Japanese Palace in Dresden with porcelain objects. In the 1730s, he had a series of large birds and animals…

Banquet Still Life

Adriaen van Utrecht, 1644, painting, SK-C-301

Hanger met ineengesloten handen

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1600, pendant (jewelry), BK-17064

An Amsterdam Canal House Garden

Cornelis Troost, c. 1740 - 1745, painting, SK-A-2576

The Menagerie

Melchior d'Hondecoeter, c. 1690, painting, SK-A-173

Blue Parrot

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, c. 1730 - c. 1733, BK-17493

Pair of Seated Figures (pagodas)

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, 1735, BK-17481-B

Papegaai van veelkleurig…

anonymous, 1729, BK-NM-12400-257

Papegaai van veelkleurig…

anonymous, 1784, figure, BK-NM-12400-260

Papegaai van veelkleurig…

anonymous, 1784, figure, BK-NM-12400-259