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Wine fountain and cooler

Alger Mensma (attributed to), 1731 - 1732, BK-1963-64

This urn and cooler for washing hands and glasses, formed the decorative centrepiece on a luxurious sideboard. Both were presented to Cornelis Schrijver in recognition of his heroism at sea. That is the symbolism of the reliefs of heraldic arms, fish, shells and sea deities.

On display in room 1.1

A Dutch Merchant, Possibly Andreas…

Chitqua (attributed to), c. 1770, figure, BK-1976-49

Van Braam Houckgeest ran the Dutch East India Company (VOC) base in Canton harbour in south China from 1790 to 1795. He may have commissioned this figure of himself on a previous journey in China. Chinese sculptor Chitqua specialised in this kind of clay portrait, mainly for foreigners. Similar…

On display in room 1.5

Kelkglas met een vrouw achter een…

anonymous, after Johann Esaias Nilson, 1757, BK-KOG-145

On display in room 0.7

Cutlery canteen

Johannes Schiotling, 1772, BK-1964-13

On display in room 1.2

Bowl, with a depiction of ‘A…

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, c. 1760, bowl, BK-1959-10

Violin

anonymous, c. 1705 - c. 1710, musical instrument, BK-NM-12400-91

On display in room 2.22

Venetiaanse pantoffelparade

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1740 - 1770, drawing, RP-T-1981-68

Snuffbox with scenes of Saxon…

Meissener Porzellan Manufaktur, c. 1750, BK-17457

On display in room 0.10

Wandelstokknop met drie medaillons…

Louis Métayer, 1750, BK-VBR-395

On display in room 1.2

Plantation in Suriname

Dirk Valkenburg, 1707, painting, SK-A-4075

On display in room 1.5