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…

Mantelpiece with relief of Paris…

Jan Baptist Xavery, 1739, BK-1995-3

This chimneypiece was made for the main hall of the house at Rapenburg 48 in Leiden, where Baron Diederik van Leyden lived. Xavery also designed a marble relief for over the doors, and a decorative sculpture for the ceiling. This included a large painting by Jacob de Wit. Tapestries from Brussels…

Wandtafel van verguld beukenhout

Johann Adam Pichler (attributed to workshop of), c. 1725 - c. 1730, BK-16659

Commode

Charles Cressent (attributed to), c. 1745 - c. 1750, BK-16650

Chiffonnière (ladenkast) met zeven…

Bernard Molitor, c. 1790 - c. 1795, furniture, BK-2001-3

Cylinder-top Desk

Jean François Leleu, c. 1775 - c. 1785, furniture, BK-14854

Table screen

anonymous, c. 1750, AK-MAK-368

Cabinet

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1690, furniture, BK-16434