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Table ornament

Wenzel Jamnitzer, 1549, table piece, BK-17040-A

This receptacle stood on the table on special occasions. Although it was never used for food, since it was far too precious. It was made for the city of Nuremberg in 1549 by Wenzel Jamnitzer, then a world-famous silversmith. Jamnitzer produced incredibly intricate work using a new method. All the…

On display in room 2.3

Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

anonymous, c. 1686 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-NM-1010

The exterior of this dolls house is a work of art in its own right, with its mother-of-pearl and pewter veneer. The owners’ initials - Petronella Oortman and her husband Johannes Brandt, a cloth merchant in Amsterdam - are inlaid on both sides. Remarkably, all the domestic furnishings were made…

On display in room 2.20

Twee toiletkoffers

André-Charles Boulle (attributed to), c. 1685 - c. 1690, BK-2009-255-1

These magnificent showpieces were made by Europe’s most celebrated cabinetmaker: André-Charles Boulle. He probably made them for Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé who gave them to his daughter Marie-Thérèse when she married. The boxes have lids so they can be used for storage, although that is…

Stadtholder’s chair

Gerrit Hutte, 1747, BK-NM-1315

Willem IV sat on this chair when he presided over the high court in The Hague. The cabinetmaker who made it, Hutte, and Van Dijck, who carved it, chose an extreme Rococo style for this ceremonial chair. The back is crowned with the arms of Zeeland, Holland and West Friesland and the embroidered…

On display in room 1.2

Bowl

anonymous, c. 1100 - c. 1299, AK-MAK-615

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Comb in the form of two dragonflies

Lucien Gaillard, c. 1904, jewellery, BK-1990-1

On display in room 0.9

The Hundred Guilder Print

Rembrandt van Rijn, c. 1648, print, RP-P-OB-601

Landschap met galgenveld bij…

Esaias van de Velde, 1615 - 1616, print, RP-P-1878-A-1698

Christ presented to the people:…

Rembrandt van Rijn, 1655, print, RP-P-1962-121

The bodhisattva Maitreya

anonymous, 500 - 525, sculpture, AK-MAK-71

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2