Silver cabinet

Jan Adolf Hillebrand, 1844, BK-R-4927

As a young cabinetmaker, Hillebrand presented this neo-Gothic showpiece at an industrial exhibition in Leeuwarden in 1844. His ambition was rewarded. King Willem II bought the silver cabinet, having acquired a taste for Gothic art as a student in England. Different Gothic elements are ingeniously…

Toilet mirror

Joseph-Germain Dutalis, 1828 - 1829, BK-1994-34

This mirror was the centrepiece of a large set of toiletry articles that the Dutch king Willem I had made as a wedding gift for his daughter Princess Marianne, who married Prince Albert of Prussia in 1830. The king commissioned Dutalis, the leading jeweller in Brussels, to make this superb ensemble…

Cabinet

Pierre Gole (possibly), c. 1645 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-16117

Mirrored cabinet

Dirk Froger (attributed to), c. 1764, furniture, BK-16431

Art cabinet

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

Longcase clock

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

Two mirror sconces

anonymous, c. 1755 - c. 1770, frame, BK-16726-B

Spiegel- of schilderijlijst van…

anonymous, 1640, furniture, BK-NM-10604

Schrijfkabinet van Gouverneur…

anonymous, c. 1802 - c. 1806, cabinet, NG-NM-11907

Two mirror sconces

anonymous, c. 1755 - c. 1770, frame, BK-16726-A