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Book chest of Hugo de Groot

anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1615, NG-KOG-1208

Traditionally, it was in this case that Hugo de Groot escaped from Loevestein Castle in 1621. He had been serving a life sentence there since 1619. The internationally renowned jurist De Groot (Grotius) had been arrested in 1618 as a political opponent of Prince Maurice. After his escape, De Groot…

On display in room 2.5

Eight Stacked Beams

Carel Visser, 1964, BK-2008-4

The eight massive planks that form this abstract sculpture are not stacked in precise symmetry. Each pair of planks is slightly further to the side. It all appears quite natural, yet the stack is impossible to balance. So the construction is a crucial element. In fact there is a seam along all the…

On display in room 3.4

Kist, beschilderd met heraldische…

anonymous, c. 1400 - c. 1500, furniture, BK-16628

Kaarsenkroon van twee hoogten met…

anonymous, c. 1525 - c. 1550, chandelier, BK-NM-10798

Handbell

Johan van den Eynde, 1544, musical instrument, BK-NM-5445

Scharnier

anonymous, c. 1590 - c. 1596, NG-NM-7831

Ship’s cannon (swivel-gun)

anonymous, c. 1500 - c. 1575, cannon, NG-NM-10439

On display in room 2.1

1 Schepel uit Deventer

anonymous, 1800, NG-2001-16-A-38

Sinclairsabel

anonymous, c. 1600, Sinclair sword, NG-NM-10632