Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

anonymous, c. 1686 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-NM-1010

The exterior of this dolls house is a work of art in its own right, with its mother-of-pearl and pewter veneer. The owners’ initials - Petronella Oortman and her husband Johannes Brandt, a cloth merchant in Amsterdam - are inlaid on both sides. Remarkably, all the domestic furnishings were made…

Model of the William Rex

Adriaen de Vriend, Adriaen Davidsen, Cornelis Moerman, 1698, ship model, NG-MC-651

Model of a 74-gun Dutch battleship. It was made in Vlissingen (Flushing) and displayed in the boardroom of the Zeeland navy in Middelburg. The decorative stern sports the arms of Zeeland. In fact no such ship actually existed. The name William Rex refers to William III of Orange, the Dutch…

Sheltering the Homeless

anonymous, c. 1510 - c. 1520, BK-NM-12231-A

The Triumph of Eternity

anonymous, c. 1530 - c. 1540, BK-1961-103

The Flight into Egypt

Dirck Vellert (workshop of), c. 1532 - c. 1540, BK-NM-12969

Exchange of Fire on the Vaartse…

Jonas Zeuner, 1787 - 1788, painting, SK-A-4117

Longcase clock

anonymous, c. 1755 - c. 1765, furniture, BK-1967-144

The Triumph of Eternity

Dirck Vellert, 1517, BK-1966-58

Crown for the King of Ardra

anonymous, c. 1664, jewellery, NG-NM-816-A