Chest with nine bottles

anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1700, chest, NG-444

The box was probably made in Batavia (Jakarta). The bottles are from Japan. They would have been used for expensive spice oils to prepare food, perfumes or medicines. Representatives of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) would present these as gifts to Asian potentates.

Nautilus cup

Joachim Hiller, c. 1600, BK-1958-44

Zeeslag bij Gibraltar en het…

Gerard van Bylaer, 1607, history medal, NG-VG-1-569

Goblet with cover

Reinier van Jaersvelt, 1546 - 1547, goblet, BK-KOG-2465

Dood van Johan van Oldenbarnevelt

Jan Schmeltzing (I), 1684 - 1693, history medal, NG-VG-1-618

Nicolaas Tulp, vier maal…

anonymous, 1672, history medal, NG-VG-1-1118

Nicolaas Witsen, burgemeester van…

anonymous, 1695, history medal, NG-VG-1-1687

Boeddha

anonymous, 1500 - 1550, figure, AK-MAK-309

Kroning van Frederik, keurvorst van…

Christian Maler, 1619, history medal, NG-VG-1-631

Leopold Willem, aartshertog van…

anonymous, 1647, history medal, NG-VG-1-762