Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-40

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

On display in room 1.17

Cup and saucer with King William I

anonymous, c. 1808 - c. 1815, BK-1963-27

Bowl in gilt bronze mounts with…

anonymous, c. 1850 - c. 1878, bowl, AK-VBR-524

Bloemvaas onder portiek gewijd aan…

C. Schoon, c. 1806 - c. 1810, memorial, NG-NM-270

Lacquer panel with the names of the…

anonymous, c. 1850, BK-16465

On display in room 1.17