Desk

Abraham Roentgen, c. 1758 - c. 1760, BK-16676

This desk has numerous secret compartments and drawers and even includes a fold-out prie-dieu. It was made for Johann Philipp von Walderdorff, archbishop and elector of Trier, and is decorated at the top with his portrait and heraldic arms. The desk is the most expensive showpiece ever made by…

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…

Cabinet

Elias Boscher, anonymous (rejected attribution), c. 1660 - c. 1670, furniture, BK-1999-85

Writing table

Jean François Oeben, c. 1760, furniture, BK-16662

Commode met twee laden en een deur…

Matthijs Horrix (circle of), c. 1765 - c. 1770, furniture, BK-1957-5

Ronde deksel met knop en vlakke…

anonymous, 1680 - 1710, lid, BK-NM-1010-290

Four chairs

anonymous, c. 1780 - c. 1790, furniture, BK-1977-135-C

Cabinet

Pierre Gole (attributed to), c. 1655 - c. 1660, furniture, BK-1996-22

Drop-front secretary (secrétaire à…

Adam Weisweiler (attributed to), c. 1790 - c. 1795, furniture, BK-16653

Secretaire belijmd met roze- en…

Pierre Roussel, 1770, furniture, BK-1960-54