Layette Cupboard

anonymous, c. 1660 - c. 1670, furniture, BK-1985-10

Flower, fruit and shell patterns are carved into the walnut veneer of this cupboard. It was designed to hold nappies (diapers) and babies’ clothes. Old inventories of lying-in rooms mention these cupboards. The Dutch term is: ‘luiermandskast’.

Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-39

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

On display in room 1.17

Javaanse hoffunctionarissen

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-38

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

On display in room 1.17

Pair of Bracelets and Two Necklaces

anonymous, c. 1750, bracelet, AK-NM-7050

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Pair of Earrings and Two Hair…

anonymous, c. 1750, jewellery, AK-NM-7060

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Pendant in the form of a cock

anonymous, c. 1600, pendant (jewelry), BK-NM-7459

On display in room 0.9

Portrait of Shah Jahan

anonymous, anonymous (rejected attribution), c. 1630 - c. 1650, AK-NM-12249

Folding Screen with the Arrival of…

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1625, AK-RAK-1968-1-A

Reichsadlerhumpen

anonymous, 1586, BK-KOG-102