Model of the William Rex

Adriaen de Vriend, Adriaen Davidsen, Cornelis Moesman, 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…

Two toilet caskets

André-Charles Boulle (attributed to), c. 1685 - c. 1690, BK-2009-255-1

These magnificent showpieces were made by Europe’s most celebrated cabinetmaker: André-Charles Boulle. He probably made them for Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé who gave them to his daughter Marie-Thérèse when she married. The boxes have lids so they can be used for storage, although that is…

Two toilet caskets

André-Charles Boulle, c. 1685 - c. 1690, BK-2009-255-2

These magnificent showpieces were made by Europe’s most celebrated cabinetmaker: André-Charles Boulle. He probably made them for Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé who gave them to his daughter Marie-Thérèse when she married. The boxes have lids so they can be used for storage, although that is…

Cabinet

André-Charles Boulle (attributed to), c. 1670 - c. 1675, furniture, BK-1990-7

Wall cabinet

Franz Xaver Fortner, 1844, furniture, BK-1996-15

Cabinet

anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1705, furniture, BK-1979-21

Lontslotmusket met vuursteenslot…

anonymous, after c. 1675 - before c. 1699, flintlock weapon, NG-2002-23-4

Matchlock musket

anonymous, 1600 - 1650, NG-2002-23-3

Table

Pieter de Loose, 1689, furniture, BK-1962-49

Model of the Noordwachter…

Grofsmederij Leiden, c. 1867, scale model, NG-MC-1269