Silver cabinet

Jan Adolf Hillebrand, 1844, BK-R-4927

As a young cabinetmaker, Hillebrand presented this neo-Gothic showpiece at an industrial exhibition in Leeuwarden in 1844. His ambition was rewarded. King Willem II bought the silver cabinet, having acquired a taste for Gothic art as a student in England. Different Gothic elements are ingeniously…

Toilet mirror

Joseph-Germain Dutalis, 1828 - 1829, BK-1994-34

This mirror was the centrepiece of a large set of toiletry articles that the Dutch king Willem I had made as a wedding gift for his daughter Princess Marianne, who married Prince Albert of Prussia in 1830. The king commissioned Dutalis, the leading jeweller in Brussels, to make this superb ensemble…

Pair of hand jewels with rings…

anonymous, c. 1750, jewelry, AK-NM-7079

Spiegel in lijst van verguld…

anonymous, c. 1710 - c. 1725, furniture, BK-2003-3

Spiegel in geprofileerde en…

anonymous, 1750, furniture, BK-1957-28

Portrait of a Woman in…

anonymous, 1750 - 1799, painting, SK-A-1335

Thumb ring (arsi)

anonymous, c. 1750, jewelry, AK-NM-7078

Hanger met vrouwenportret met…

anonymous, c. 1900, pendant (jewelry), BK-1968-54

Secretary

Adam Weisweiler (attributed to), after Karel van Falens, c. 1761 - c. 1763, BK-1992-30