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

Kist, beschilderd met heraldische…

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

Acehnese Shield

anonymous, before 1877, shield, NG-NM-11552-86

On display in room 1.17

Cupboard

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

On display in room 2.19

Tafel

anonymous, 1650 - 1700, table, BK-NM-14201

Armstoel van eikenhout, met huifkap

anonymous, c. 1560 - c. 1580, furniture, BK-KOG-1777

Stoel van notenhout, met…

anonymous, 1500 - 1600, furniture, BK-15378