Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

anonymous, c. 1686 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-NM-1010

The exterior of this dolls house is a work of art in its own right, with its mother-of-pearl and pewter veneer. The owners’ initials - Petronella Oortman and her husband Johannes Brandt, a cloth merchant in Amsterdam - are inlaid on both sides. Remarkably, all the domestic furnishings were made…

On display in room 2.20

Stadtholder’s chair

Gerrit Hutte, 1747, BK-NM-1315

Willem IV sat on this chair when he presided over the high court in The Hague. The cabinetmaker who made it, Hutte, and Van Dijck, who carved it, chose an extreme Rococo style for this ceremonial chair. The back is crowned with the arms of Zeeland, Holland and West Friesland and the embroidered…

On display in room 1.2

Man’s Cap

anonymous, c. 1750, BK-1978-792

Cutlery canteen

Johannes Schiotling, 1772, BK-1964-13

On display in room 1.2

Groteskentapijt met Hercules

Meester van het Geometrische Merk, c. 1545 - c. 1550, BK-1959-83

De voetwassing

Pieter van Edingen, c. 1511 - c. 1520, BK-1959-63

Tapestry with the arms of Emperor…

Willem de Pannemaker, c. 1540 - c. 1555, BK-17260-A

On display in room 0.4

Triomf van de faam over de dood

anonymous, c. 1510 - c. 1525, BK-1959-98

Jas of rok van verkleurd…

anonymous, c. 1785 - c. 1790, BK-NM-4457

Elia en de engel

Willem Andriesz. de Raet, c. 1550 - c. 1570, BK-1984-12