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.

Kwispedoor van zilver met gedreven…

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1700, BK-1994-75-A

Spoon and fork

anonymous, 1671, BK-1976-20-B

Spoon and fork

anonymous, 1671, spoon, BK-1976-20-A

Pair of candlesticks

Jan van Cloon (attributed to), before 1730, candlestick, BK-1959-17-B

Water bowl

anonymous, 1680, BK-1965-25-C

Water bowl

anonymous, 1680, bowl, BK-1965-25-A

Kwart reaal door de VOC te Batavia…

Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie, 1645, coin, NG-VG-1-747

Schenkpiring of gedachtenisbord

Monogrammist HS (edelsmid), c. 1722, NG-502

De suikerindustrie en topografie…

Herman Salzwedel, 1876 - 1884, NG-1985-5