Found:


Cabinet of a Militia Company

anonymous, c. 1520 - c. 1530, furniture, BK-KOG-656

On display in room 0.4

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

Book chest of Hugo de Groot

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1615, NG-KOG-1208

Traditionally, it was in this case that Hugo de Groot escaped from Loevestein Castle in 1621. He had been serving a life sentence there since 1619. The internationally renowned jurist De Groot (Grotius) had been arrested in 1618 as a political opponent of Prince Maurice. After his escape, De Groot…

On display in room 2.5

Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, sculpture, AK-RAK-2007-1-A

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Two temple guardians

anonymous, c. 1300 - c. 1400, sculpture, AK-RAK-2007-1-B

These guards stand at the entrance to a temple to ward off evil. They are holding a vajra, with which to crush ignorance. Their open and shut mouths represent the first and last letters of the Japanese script: A and N: this symbolises the totality of sounds and letters, of knowledge. Worshippers who…

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

The Buddha Amida

anonymous, c. 1125 - c. 1175, sculpture, AK-MAK-294

On display in Asian pavilion, room 2

Draw-leaf table

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1625, BK-NM-5850

On display in room 2.5

Armchair

anonymous, c. 1615 - c. 1625, furniture, BK-16019

On display in room 2.2

Casket

anonymous, c. 1560 - c. 1600, BK-17523

On display in room 2.3

Cupboard

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1675, furniture, BK-16625

On display in room 2.19