The Battle of Terheide

Willem van de Velde (I), 1657, painting, SK-A-1365

English ships blockaded the Dutch Republic’s harbours in 1653. While leading an attempt to break the blockade, the Dutch admiral Maarten Tromp was killed. His family commissioned this painting of his final battle to commemorate his death. It still has its original frame, featuring the heraldic arms…

On display in room 2.15

Lidded ewer

Adam van Vianen (I), 1614, BK-1976-75

On display in room 2.1

Flower pyramid

De Metaale Pot (attributed to), after Lambertus van Eenhoorn, c. 1692 - c. 1700, BK-2004-4-B

In the 17th century, it was all the rage for the wealthy to decorate their homes with fragrant bouquets of flowers in ornamental vases. Special vases were designed for cut flowers. Potters in Delft developed an obelisk model using a pile of successive water basins. These two flower vases are…

Flower pyramid

De Metaale Pot (attributed to), after Lambertus van Eenhoorn, c. 1692 - c. 1700, BK-2004-4-A

In the 17th century, it was all the rage for the wealthy to decorate their homes with fragrant bouquets of flowers in ornamental vases. Special vases were designed for cut flowers. Potters in Delft developed an obelisk model using a pile of successive water basins. These two flower vases are…

On display in room 2.22

Ewer and Basin

Johannes Lutma (1584-1669), 1647, dish, BK-NM-10244-A

On display in room 2.8

Child’s cot

anonymous, c. 1620 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-KOG-1810

On display in room 2.4

Venus and Adonis

Francis van Bossuit, c. 1685 - c. 1692, BK-NM-2931

On display in room 2.26

Two salt-cellars with satyrs

Adam van Vianen (I), 1622, salt (condiment vessel), BK-1960-16-A

On display in room 2.1

Tiger Seen from the Rear

Gao Qipei, c. 1700, hanging scroll, AK-RAK-1991-10

Bust of Piet Hein

Hendrik de Keyser (II) (attributed to), 1636, figure, BK-NM-2865