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…

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…

Maurits, prins van Oranje-Nassau

Adriaen Symonsz. Rottermont, 1615, history medal, NG-VG-1-594

Model of the Vlakkenhoek lighthouse…

Enthoven & Co., c. 1879, scale model, NG-MC-1412

Winter

Simon Frisius, after David Vinckboons (I), 1599 - 1649, print, RP-P-OB-27.458

Een triton die op een schelp blaast

Jacob de Gheyn (III), 1616 - 1620, print, RP-P-1878-A-925

Vanitasstilleven met een schedel…

Hendrick Hondius (I), 1626, print, RP-P-1992-70