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Cupboard

Herman Doomer, c. 1635 - c. 1645, furniture, BK-1975-81

Among the possessions left by cabinetmaker Herman Doomer of Amsterdam was a costly ‘large ebony cupboard inlaid with mother-of-pearl’. It was probably this piece of furniture, which is veneered entirely with ebony and decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay. With its diagonally protruding corners and…

On display in room 2.8

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

Model of the William Rex

Adriaen de Vriend, Adriaen Davidsen, Cornelis Moerman, 1698, ship model, NG-MC-651

Model of a 74-gun Dutch battleship. It was made in Vlissingen (Flushing) and displayed in the boardroom of the Zeeland navy in Middelburg. The decorative stern sports the arms of Zeeland. In fact no such ship actually existed. The name William Rex refers to William III of Orange, the Dutch…

On display in room 2.15

Layette Cupboard

anonymous, c. 1660 - c. 1670, furniture, BK-1985-10

Flower, fruit and shell patterns are carved into the walnut veneer of this cupboard. It was designed to hold nappies (diapers) and babies’ clothes. Old inventories of lying-in rooms mention these cupboards. The Dutch term is: ‘luiermandskast’.

Two candle stands guéridons

anonymous, c. 1700, furniture, BK-1972-157-A

On display in room 2.22

Kamerschermen Vroege lente

Unkoku (school of), c. 1630 - c. 1660, AK-MAK-1464-A

Cradle

anonymous, c. 1700, furniture, BK-1966-48

On display in room 2.9

Balpoottafel, ingelegd met ebben-…

anonymous, c. 1620 - c. 1650, furniture, BK-NM-14382

Table

Jan van Mekeren (attributed to), c. 1695 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-1962-50

On display in room 2.22

Container in the form of a crane

anonymous, c. 1700 - c. 1800, box, AK-MAK-682