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

Portrait of a Member of the Van der…

Cornelis Troost, 1736, painting, SK-A-3948

The portrait conveys a sense of convivial hospitality, as if the man were inviting us into his home to enjoy his art and music. In a typically 18th-century way, the portrait has no sense of distance, of authority. It introduces us directly to the open personality of this enthusiastic young member of…

On display in room 1.1

Wandelstokknop met drie medaillons…

Louis Métayer, 1750, BK-VBR-395

On display in room 1.2

Cows in the Meadow

Gerard Bilders, 1860 - 1865, painting, SK-A-2264

Stoel van notenhout, met…

anonymous, 1500 - 1600, furniture, BK-15378

Shipwreck off a Rocky Coast

Wijnand Nuijen, c. 1837, painting, SK-A-4644

On display in room 1.14

Snuifdoos van goud, versierd met…

Jean Saint (attributed to), 1739, BK-1959-19

On display in room 1.2

Tazza met polychrome beschildering

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

On display in room 0.5

Cabinet

Pierre Gole (possibly), c. 1645 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-16117

On display in room 2.23

Bokaal met deksel, vervaardigd voor…

Louis Métayer, 1754, goblet, BK-1981-51

On display in room 1.2