Javaanse hoffunctionarissen

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-41

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

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…

On display in room 2.23

Two Statuettes of Guanyin

anonymous, 512, sculpture, AK-RAK-1989-2


anonymous, c. 1798, ribbon (material), NG-651

Kan met deksel van verguld zilver…

Daniel Garnier (attributed to), c. 1690, BK-1973-68

Fragment of a Mural

anonymous, 1396 - 1470, fragment, AK-MAK-529

Tea tray, cake stands, jam dish,…

Martin Guillaume Biennais, c. 1817, BK-17036

On display in room 1.13

Vase (Tête de monstre japonais)

Émile Gallé, 1876, vase, BK-C-2000-2

On display in room 1.18

Doos met deksel en opengewerkte…

anonymous, 1700 - 1800, box, AK-MAK-1324

Flower vase (cuvette Mahon)

Manufacture de Sèvres, c. 1761, BK-17512

On display in room 1.9