Chest with nine porcelain bottles

anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1700, chest, NG-444

The box was probably made in Batavia (Jakarta). The bottles are from Japan. They would have been used for expensive spice oils to prepare food, perfumes or medicines. Representatives of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) would present these as gifts to Asian potentates.

Ovoid bottle with a continuous…

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1720, NG-1116

Bowl with a water landscape and…

anonymous, anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1730, bowl, AK-RBK-1984-24

Dish with three figures in a water…

anonymous, c. 1675 - c. 1725, AK-RBK-1972-226

Tankard with figures underneath a…

anonymous, c. 1660 - c. 1680, cup, AK-RBK-1972-257

Ewer with figures in a landscape,…

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1699, AK-RBK-1972-215

Square bottle with scrolls and…

anonymous, c. 1670 - c. 1690, AK-RBK-1972-203