Found:


Chest with nine bottles

anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1700, chest, NG-444

The box was probably made in Batavia (Jakarta). The bottles are from Japan. They would have been used for expensive spice oils to prepare food, perfumes or medicines. Representatives of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) would present these as gifts to Asian potentates.

On display in room 2.9

Portrait of Joan Maetsuyker,…

Jacob Coeman, 1663 - 1676, painting, SK-A-3765

Kwispedoor van zilver met gedreven…

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1700, BK-1994-75-A

Stoel met zitting en rug van rotan.…

anonymous, 1650 - 1700, furniture, BK-1972-27

Kop van Javaan van Van Heutsz…

Hendrik Albertus van den Eijnde, 1932, figure, NG-1986-7

Het handelsbureau aan de Kali Mas

Herman Salzwedel, 1876 - 1884, photograph, NG-1985-5-6

Glodok, Chinese wijk te Batavia

Woodbury & Page, 1880 - 1895, photograph, RP-F-AA3192-CZ