Stadtholder’s chair

Gerrit Hutte, 1747, BK-NM-1315

Willem IV sat on this chair when he presided over the high court in The Hague. The cabinetmaker who made it, Hutte, and Van Dijck, who carved it, chose an extreme Rococo style for this ceremonial chair. The back is crowned with the arms of Zeeland, Holland and West Friesland and the embroidered…

Toilet mirror

Joseph-Germain Dutalis, 1828 - 1829, BK-1994-34

This mirror was the centrepiece of a large set of toiletry articles that the Dutch king Willem I had made as a wedding gift for his daughter Princess Marianne, who married Prince Albert of Prussia in 1830. The king commissioned Dutalis, the leading jeweller in Brussels, to make this superb ensemble…

Two candlesticks

Adam Loofs, 1687, candlestick, BK-1966-10

Eerste werkdag van Wim Kok als…

Bert Verhoeff, 1994, documentary photographs, NG-1995-13-46

In de werkkamer van de directeur

Werry Crone, 1992, documentary photographs, NG-1992-19-9

Minister Lieftinck

Cas Oorthuys, 1945 - 1950, photograph, NG-2006-50-59