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…

On display in room 2.20

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…

On display in room 1.2

Art cabinet

anonymous, c. 1627 - c. 1630, furniture, BK-NM-7325

On display in room 2.3

Kaart van Suriname

Alexander de Lavaux, 1737, NG-539

Groteskentapijt met Hercules

Meester van het Geometrische Merk, c. 1545 - c. 1550, BK-1959-83

De voetwassing

Pieter van Edingen, c. 1511 - c. 1520, BK-1959-63

Tapestry with the arms of Emperor…

Willem de Pannemaker, c. 1540 - c. 1555, BK-17260-A

On display in room 0.4

God Blesses Noah's Family

Willem de Pannemaker, after 1567, BK-1955-99

Triomf van de faam over de dood

anonymous, c. 1510 - c. 1525, BK-1959-98