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.

On display in room 2.9


anonymous, c. 1615 - c. 1625, furniture, BK-16019

On display in room 2.2

Speelbeurs van wijnrood fluweel,…

anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1720, BK-1960-175

Letter pouch of Michiel de Ruyter

anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1675, bag, NG-NM-10408

On display in room 2.15

Armstoel met stijlen die zijn…

anonymous, c. 1640 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-1960-28

Speelbeurs van flessengroen fluweel…

anonymous, c. 1680 - c. 1720, BK-1966-77