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

Javaanse hoffunctionarissen

anonymous, c. 1820 - c. 1870, painting, NG-2010-38

Clothes make the man, so too in Indonesia. These are not actual portraits, but types. In addition to revealing the region these men come from, the meticulously painted clothes and batik motifs also provide information about their rank and status. These proud, confident figures are unusual: in…

On display in room 1.17


anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1705, furniture, BK-1979-21

On display in room 2.22

Tazza met polychrome beschildering

anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1525, BK-1978-20

On display in room 0.5

Dish with an angel

anonymous, c. 1640 - c. 1660, BK-2001-32

On display in room 0.7

Brandend fort

anonymous, c. 1750 - c. 1830, BK-NM-8462-R

On display in room 0.9

Dish with pomegranates

anonymous, c. 1620 - c. 1635, BK-NM-12391

On display in room 0.7

Portable altar

anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1525, sculpture, BK-1958-40

On display in room 0.1

Model of a Paddle Box and Wheel

anonymous, 1845, demonstration model, NG-MC-541

On display in room 0.13

Plate with Apollo and Daphne

anonymous, c. 1550 - c. 1560, plate (dishes), BK-NM-7433

On display in room 0.5