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…

Stadtholder’s chair

Gerrit Hutte, 1747, BK-NM-1315

Willem IV sat on this chair when he presided over the high court in The Hague. The cabinetmaker who made it, Hutte, and Van Dijck, who carved it, chose an extreme Rococo style for this ceremonial chair. The back is crowned with the arms of Zeeland, Holland and West Friesland and the embroidered…

Kakemono familie Cock Blomhoff

anonymous, 1817 - 1825, NG-1972-17

The Trading Post at Dejima

anonymous, c. 1840, hanging scroll, NG-1977-4

Art cabinet

anonymous, c. 1627 - c. 1630, furniture, BK-NM-7325

Dolls’ house of Petronella Dunois

anonymous, c. 1676, furniture, BK-14656

Rand gekleurde naaldkant…

anonymous, c. 1615 - c. 1630, BK-2000-3

Kaart van Suriname

Alexander de Lavaux, 1737, NG-539

Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer en…

anonymous, c. 1580 - c. 1590, BK-NM-11146