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…

Armchair for Til Brugman

Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, c. 1919, BK-2010-1

No Dutch piece of furniture has been acclaimed as much as this armchair, designed around 1918 by Gerrit Rietveld. In its red and blue colours - first applied around 1924 - the chair became an international design icon. In fact Rietveld’s small furniture workshop in Utrecht supplied the chair in…

Haarkam van imitatie schildpad met…

anonymous, c. 1885 - c. 1900, comb, BK-1978-435

Haarkam van schildpad met smalle,…

anonymous, c. 1885 - c. 1900, comb, BK-1978-441-B

Haarkam van imitatie schildpad met…

anonymous, c. 1885 - c. 1900, comb, BK-1978-436

Haarkam van donker schilpad of…

anonymous, c. 1800 - c. 1825, comb, BK-NM-10769

Haarkam of kam van effen fijne…

anonymous, c. 1800 - c. 1899, comb, BK-NM-10767-C

Haarkam van blonde imitatie…

anonymous, c. 1868, comb, BK-NM-10766