Chest with nine 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


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


anonymous, c. 1500, chest, BK-NM-625

Knottekist van verguld zilver.…

Roeloff Pietersz. van Vriese (attributed to), 1820, chest, BK-1967-15


anonymous, c. 1400 - c. 1425, chest, BK-NM-9373