Portrait of Michiel de Ruyter

Rombout Verhulst, in or after 1677 - in or before 1681, sculpture, BK-NM-13150

Admiral De Ruyter was severely wounded in a battle against the French in the Mediterranean Sea in 1676. He died of his wounds and was buried in a place of honour in Amsterdam’s New Church. This bust was a model for the tomb.

On display in room 2.15

Stadtholder’s chair

Gerrit Hutte, 1747, BK-NM-1315

Willem IV sat on this chair when he presided over the high court in The Hague. The cabinetmaker who made it, Hutte, and Van Dijck, who carved it, chose an extreme Rococo style for this ceremonial chair. The back is crowned with the arms of Zeeland, Holland and West Friesland and the embroidered…

On display in room 1.2

Toilet mirror

Joseph-Germain Dutalis, 1828 - 1829, BK-1994-34

This mirror was the centrepiece of a large set of toiletry articles that the Dutch king Willem I had made as a wedding gift for his daughter Princess Marianne, who married Prince Albert of Prussia in 1830. The king commissioned Dutalis, the leading jeweller in Brussels, to make this superb ensemble…

On display in room 1.13


Matthijs Horrix (attributed to), c. 1775 - c. 1780, furniture, BK-1969-141

On display in room 1.10

Two candlesticks

Adam Loofs, 1687, candlestick, BK-1966-10

On display in room 2.22

Portrait of Pieter Spiering

François Dieussart, c. 1647 - c. 1651, sculpture, BK-1971-115-A

On display in room 2.8

Model of the Vlakkenhoek lighthouse…

Enthoven & Co., c. 1879, scale model, NG-MC-1412

On display in room 0.13

Pair of incense burners

Porseleinfabriek Den Haag, c. 1777 - c. 1790, BK-14563-C-2

On display in room 0.10

Faux chamber candlestick

Ansbach, c. 1777 - c. 1790, BK-14563-B

On display in room 0.10

Kelkglas met het wapen van de…

anonymous, c. 1760 - c. 1780, BK-KOG-1574

On display in room 0.7