Dish Relief

Jan Schoonhoven, 1963, SK-A-5007

Although by the 1960s, artist Jan J. Schoonhoven was celebrated worldwide, he continued to work full-time for the Dutch Post Office (PTT). At first he used to make his characteristic white reliefs of squares and rectangles at night, on the kitchen table. Occasionally he tried other shapes. He showed…

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…

FK 23 Bantam

Frits Koolhoven, 1918, NG-2011-1

The F.K. 23 Bantam was developed in 1917 by Dutch aviation pioneer Frederick Koolhoven, then working as chief designer at British Aerial Transport Company. The biplane was intended as a fighter for the nascent Royal Air Force in the First World War. This craft was shown in 1919 at the First Aviation…

Een zilveren maquette van een…

anonymous, c. 1930 - c. 1931, maquette, NG-2000-3-1

Vitrinekast bestaande uit een…

Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh, c. 1910 - c. 1920, furniture, BK-BR-732

Tafel met ovaal tafelblad en twee…

Jacobus Fernandus Adolphus Semey, 1933, furniture, BK-1981-43

Tafel

Carel Adolph Lion Cachet, c. 1920, furniture, BK-1984-194