Javanese Court Officials

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-40

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-2010-41

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

Twee toiletkoffers

André-Charles Boulle (attributed to), c. 1685 - c. 1690, BK-2009-255-1

These magnificent showpieces were made by Europe’s most celebrated cabinetmaker: André-Charles Boulle. He probably made them for Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé who gave them to his daughter Marie-Thérèse when she married. The boxes have lids so they can be used for storage, although that is…

On display in room 2.23

Twee zoutvaten

Johannes Lutma (1584-1669), 1639, salt (condiment vessel), BK-1960-13-A

On display in room 2.8

Dolls’ house of Petronella Dunois

anonymous, c. 1676, furniture, BK-14656

On display in room 2.20

Longcase clock

anonymous, c. 1755 - c. 1765, furniture, BK-1967-144

On display in room 1.2

Wandtafel van verguld lindehout met…

anonymous, 1690 - 1710, furniture, BK-1975-80

Two Statuettes of Guanyin

anonymous, 512, figure, AK-RAK-1989-2

Two candle stands guéridons

anonymous, c. 1700, furniture, BK-1972-157-A

On display in room 2.22

Chimney piece with representation…

Philips Vinckboons (II), 1639, painting, BK-NM-10269