Chest with nine porcelain 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.

Kist in certosina-techniek,…

anonymous, 1500, furniture, BK-16629

Kist, beschilderd met heraldische…

anonymous, c. 1400 - c. 1500, furniture, BK-16628

Chest

anonymous, c. 1560 - c. 1570, furniture, BK-16643

Powder Chest

Enthoven & Co., 1845, chest, NG-MC-721

Powder Chest

Enthoven & Co., 1845, chest, NG-MC-722

Powder Chest

anonymous, 1835, chest, NG-MC-719

23-cm Shell in a Wooden Box

W.G. Armstrong & Co, 1868, grenade (ammunition), NG-MC-1286

18-cm Palliser Shell in a Wooden…

Royal Laboratory, 1870, grenade (ammunition), NG-MC-1283

Shrapnel shell

W.G. Armstrong & Co, 1868, grenade (ammunition), NG-MC-1281