Armchair for Til Brugman

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, c. 1919, BK-2010-1

No Dutch piece of furniture has been acclaimed as much as this armchair, designed around 1918 by Gerrit Rietveld. In its red and blue colours - first applied around 1924 - the chair became an international design icon. In fact Rietveld’s small furniture workshop in Utrecht supplied the chair in…

Dish Relief

Jan Schoonhoven, 1963, SK-A-5007

Although by the 1960s, artist Jan J. Schoonhoven was celebrated worldwide, he continued to work full-time for the Dutch Post Office (PTT). At first he used to make his characteristic white reliefs of squares and rectangles at night, on the kitchen table. Occasionally he tried other shapes. He showed…

Acehnese Shield

anonymous, before 1877, shield, NG-NM-11552-86

Kakemono familie Cock Blomhoff

anonymous, 1817 - 1825, NG-1972-17

Archiefkast van de Staten Generaal

anonymous, 1600 - 1699, furniture, BK-16464

The Wedding of Cupid and Psyche

Bartholomeus Spranger, 1575 - 1587, drawing, RP-T-1890-A-2339

Kist, beschilderd met heraldische…

anonymous, c. 1400 - c. 1500, furniture, BK-16628

Longcase clock

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