Dutch Antiques

From our active shopping period  remains a collection of decorative art and costume jewelry and costume pieces, directly or indirectly related to the Dutch culture and history from the past centuries.

For many years the collection has contributed to the special atmosphere in our shops in Edam and Amsterdam. Maybe the object of your choice just gives the missing accent in your home or collection.

Do you want specific information concerning for example origin, material, dimensions and price please click on ‘page Contact’,  mail us your details and questions and we will be in touch with you.

Antique furniture

Antique Dutch furniture, folk art and utensils.Large Corpus Christi[caption id="attachment_5676" align="alignnone" width="299"] Large Corpus Christi.  Hand chiseled wood with authentic polychromy. The wooden cross is original, same period.Spain,  18th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5673" align="alignnone" width="300"] Detail of the head.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5670" align="alignnone" width="300"] Detail of the nailed hand.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5667" align="alignnone" width="300"] Announcement INRI.[/caption]Children sledge[caption id="attachment_5697" align="alignnone" width="300"] Wooden children sledge. Often pulled by a goat with harness and brass bells.  Painted in imitation marble. North -Holland .19th century[/caption]Chipwood boxes- "Spanen dozen" [caption id="attachment_5486" align="alignnone" width="300"] Several chipwood boxes for sale. This orange-red one was used on the island of Marken. Early 19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5524" align="alignnone" width="300"] This chipwood box in blue was used on the island of Marken. Early 19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5527" align="alignnone" width="300"] Same in Turkish blue-green.[/caption]Clogs from Marken.[caption id="attachment_5503" align="alignnone" width="300"] Set of bridal clogs with the name of the bride painted in front. " Lijsbeth Zondervan.Jd." Made and worn on the Island of Marken. 19th -20th century[/caption]'Speculaas' Typical Dutch spiced biscuit. Wooden mould form. [caption id="attachment_5506" align="alignnone" width="302"] Speculaas (spiced biscuit) baking mould form used in the former bakery of 'Olij'- " In den Duyvekater"  in Broek in Waterland, 19th century. Representing a hussar and his wife on the other side. The woman wears a head dress typical for North-Holland.[/caption]Furniture[caption id="attachment_5423" align="alignnone" width="301"] Hanging display cabinet with representation of a saw mill in the upper edge. The Netherlands 18th century. Collection of porcelain not included.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5483" align="alignnone" width="300"] Detail of the saw men.[/caption]Hanging or standing display cabinet. [caption id="attachment_5794" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hanging or standing display cabinet. Originally from the well known bakery of "Willem Bouwes" Edam. In the '60 ties painted by artist Meine Visser - Hindeloopen. Glass  on both sides and the door is original. Cabinet is from ±1900 and the Hindelooper painting from ±'60. Size: height. 65 cm. deep 28 cm. en width 46 including the top ledge.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5812" align="alignnone" width="300"] Top of the cabinet.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5800" align="alignnone" width="300"] Frieze front. Bible scene Matth. 25. 1-10[/caption][caption id="attachment_5803" align="alignnone" width="300"] Side frieze.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5809" align="alignnone" width="300"] side frieze[/caption]Iron stove  " Staphorster dwarskachel" with copper and porcelain ornaments, suitable for firing on peat and wood.[caption id="attachment_5315" align="alignnone" width="301"] Staphorster stove, 'dwarskachel'. Completely restored and ready to use. The width of the brass top edge is ±115 cm/46 inch. Including brass & copper inserting water kettle and 2 pipes with brass air and smoke regulator. 19th century.[/caption]Dutch Stock cans.[caption id="attachment_4954" align="alignnone" width="300"] Collection of Dutch stock cans. 19th-20th century[/caption]3 different wall appliqués, earthenware made in Friesland, Harlingen and Makkum. 19th century. size ± 50 x 60 cm./20 x 24 inch.[caption id="attachment_5466" align="alignnone" width="305"] 1.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5454" align="alignnone" width="307"] 2.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5448" align="alignnone" width="310"] 3.[/caption]Earthenware rhyme plate. Harlingen and Makkum. Friesland 19th century[caption id="attachment_5439" align="alignnone" width="317"] Earthenware plate with Old Dutch rhyme inscription, free translation, ' Everything goes well through diligence and prayer.' Harlingen and Makkum -Friesland. 19th century, diam. 36 cm.[/caption]Earthenware wall appliqués[caption id="attachment_5420" align="alignnone" width="317"] Wall appliqué as bird case with canary. Makkum-Fiesland ±1900.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5417" align="alignnone" width="317"] Wall appliqué as a bird case with canary. Makkum-Friesland 1950.[/caption]Earthenware plates.[caption id="attachment_5492" align="alignnone" width="315"] Earthenware plate with skating children and a dog.  Decor 'YS' ( ICE ) Petrus Regout* Maastricht. 1885[/caption][caption id="attachment_5489" align="alignnone" width="318"] Series of 4 identical plates.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5495" align="alignnone" width="315"] Back of the plate with trademark and stamp.[/caption]Wan-Li  China.[caption id="attachment_5321" align="alignnone" width="319"] Very large porcelain plate. Wan-Li period. China. 17th century. Diam. 47 cm.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5433" align="alignnone" width="321"] Large size porcelain plate in blue on white. Wan-Li period. China. 1600- 1620. Diam. 47 cm.[/caption]Kangxi China.[caption id="attachment_5194" align="alignnone" width="322"] Pair of porcelain plates in blue on white.  Kangxi period  China. 1661-1722. Diam. 40 cm.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5291" align="alignnone" width="328"] idem[/caption][caption id="attachment_5288" align="alignnone" width="331"] idem[/caption]Sculptures[caption id="attachment_5112" align="alignnone" width="235"] Lime-sandstone putti, symbolizing the "Summer" of the four seasons. Hand cut in the south of France or North-Italy, end 18th century. Total height incl. pedestal 1.50 m/ 60 inch.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5001" align="alignnone" width="234"] lime-sandstone putti symbolizing the "Spring" of the four seasons. Hand cut in the south of France or North -Italy end 18th century. Total height incl. pedestal 1.50 m/ 60 inch.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5850" align="alignnone" width="300"] Murano glass chandelier with 5 arms. In perfect condition, complete. Bayonet fittings. Italy ±1935.[/caption] 

Antique textiles

Antique textiles and costume pieces, rare and special Dutch quilts.[caption id="attachment_5611" align="alignnone" width="296"] Antique baptism blanket, chintz( sits) hand quilted. Chintz ( sits) dyed and block printed or painted by hand in India. 18th century. These blankets were often used on the isle of Marken-The Netherlands.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5405" align="alignnone" width="300"] Detail baptism blanket Isle Marken. 18th century.[/caption]Chintz fabrics Coromandel Coast India 17th - 18th century.[caption id="attachment_5408" align="alignnone" width="301"] Runner made of the original border of a chintz ( sits) Palempore with a Tree of Life.  The cotton and glazed chintz was dyed and painted in India-Coromandel Coast. 18th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5411" align="alignnone" width="305"] Detail of the chintz ( sits) runner[/caption]Large panels with Tree of life . Block printed in Genua -Italy[caption id="attachment_2662" align="alignnone" width="310"] Block printed large panel with a Tree of Life. Also typical for Genua-Italy dated 1845. " Cotoni stampati e mezzari"[/caption][caption id="attachment_5700" align="alignnone" width="316"] Antique block printed panel with Tree of Life. Printed in Genua-Italy dated 1845. The top border is not pictured but included.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5723" align="alignnone" width="316"] detail of the center.[/caption]Special quilts.[caption id="attachment_5658" align="alignnone" width="317"] Special quilt made of our complete collection Dutch fabrics. Inspired by Dear Jane , hand made by Rieke Bonting. 2000.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5649" align="alignnone" width="316"] Detail 'Dear Jane"[/caption][caption id="attachment_5646" align="alignnone" width="317"] Special quilt hand made ( not quilted but knotted ) with old and antique triangles of mostly Dutch cotton fabrics. Made by Marianne Zondervan for the bridal bed at Muiderslot near Amsterdam in 1995.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5691" align="alignnone" width="318"] Special quilt made for the exhibition "Dutch Garden" at the Baptist Church at the Singel in Amsterdam in 1996.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5688" align="alignnone" width="318"] One of a set of 2 special quilts made of antique chintz cotton fabrics from Prelle- Lyon. France. Blue silk background.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5685" align="alignnone" width="320"] Matching quilt with antique cotton fabrics from Prelle-Lyon. France. Red silk background.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5682" align="alignnone" width="320"] Quilt made of antique pieces Toile de Jouy. Dessin 'Pillement" Charles Burger -Paris.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5895" align="alignnone" width="318"] "Crazy quilt" machine made with scraps from the Isle Marken. Willemien Bruigom-Six. Broek in Waterland 1995.[/caption]Shawls[caption id="attachment_5614" align="alignnone" width="322"] Shawl, block printed on cotton. Origin Alsace - France 19th century. Used in many regions in The Netherlands up till now in Spakenburg.[/caption][caption id="attachment_4948" align="alignnone" width="320"] Detail of a corner of the shawl.[/caption]Special apron.[caption id="attachment_5512" align="alignnone" width="312"] Dutch liberation apron. Made of cotton scraps with a back and final border in orange, of course! 1945. Good condition.[/caption]Traditional costume corsets island Marken.[caption id="attachment_4957" align="alignnone" width="313"] Front of a traditional corset belonging to the costumes of Island Marken. Silk chestnut sheen with silk embroidery of 5 roses. Whalebones inside the vertical stripes. 18th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_4960" align="alignnone" width="314"] Back of the same corset from Marken.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5414" align="alignnone" width="313"] Front of a traditional corset belonging to the traditional costumes of the Island of Marken. Silk purple sheen with silk embroidery of 7 roses. Only for special occasions. Whalebones inside the vertical  stripes. 18th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5330" align="alignnone" width="314"] Back of the same corset Island of Marken. 7 roses.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5333" align="alignnone" width="316"] detail 7 roses[/caption]Dutch samplers.[caption id="attachment_5136" align="alignnone" width="320"] Sampler silk on linen. Origin Island Marken. not dated. 18th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5297" align="alignnone" width="320"] Detail sampler Island Marken.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5300" align="alignnone" width="318"] detail sampler Island Marken[/caption][caption id="attachment_5303" align="alignnone" width="322"] Detail sampler Island Marken.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5142" align="alignnone" width="323"] Dutch sampler,  silk on cotton. Dated 1833.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5309" align="alignnone" width="325"] Detail sampler dated 1833[/caption][caption id="attachment_5312" align="alignnone" width="323"] Detail sampler dated 1833.[/caption] 

Antique silver and gold jewelry

Antique silver  and gold jewelry belonging to the variousDutch traditional costumes. [caption id="attachment_5187" align="alignnone" width="300"] Golden headband  with 'side feathers' and 'stitching needles' to attach the lace cap. The authentic painted wooden coffin with a lace cap is not pictured but inclusive.  Dutch gold hallmarks 1888.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4963" align="alignnone" width="300"] Red coral necklace , 3 rows with golden clasp. North Holland- 19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5261" align="alignnone" width="300"] Antique Bohemian garnet necklace 5 rows. Golden clasp decorated with small garnets Walcheren-Zeeland. ±1900[/caption][caption id="attachment_5264" align="alignnone" width="300"] Detail[/caption][caption id="attachment_5246" align="alignnone" width="300"] Antique red coral necklace, 5 rows with golden clasp decorated with small corals. Walcheren-Zeeland. ±1900[/caption][caption id="attachment_5243" align="alignnone" width="300"] Antique red coral, 3 rows. Golden clasp with hair decoration on ivory. Volendam - N.Holland. ± 1900.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5200" align="alignnone" width="300"] 'Gitten' necklace- 5 rows with silver clasp. Mourning jewelry for Zeeland -Veluwe en Overijssel. ±1900[/caption][caption id="attachment_5213" align="alignnone" width="300"] Carnelian necklace with golden filigree clasp, 'ton'. The Netherlands 19th century. Small golden forehead needle belonging to the traditional costumes of Rijnland, South -Holland.[/caption]Golden jewelry , brooches, earrings, cap hangers and fore head needles. [caption id="attachment_5258" align="alignnone" width="300"] Golden brooches and jewelry for the costumes chest part.  On the left 3 typical men's brooches  gold with garnets, worn in Walcheren-Zeeland.  19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_4969" align="alignnone" width="300"] Golden fore head needles North-and South Holland. 19th century. Golden brooche with Bohemian garnets and glass. 18th century.[/caption]Golden ear- and cap hangers. The Netherlands 19th century[caption id="attachment_5133" align="alignnone" width="296"] [/caption][caption id="attachment_5166" align="alignnone" width="300"] Various golden neck buttons Zeeland and fisherman villages  Urk - Volendam-Marken etc. around the former IJsselmeer. 19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5203" align="alignnone" width="300"] Traditional Dutch gold rings. On the right a pair of Roman Catholic wedding rings of Zuid Beveland-Zeeland. ±1900. In the middle vertical Amsterdam approved ring, 18th century.On the left various mourning rings with hair decoration often hidden inside.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5178" align="alignnone" width="300"] Various brooches belonging to the traditional costumes of Roman Catholic North Brabant and Limburg. 19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5252" align="alignnone" width="300"] Golden mourning brooche. Young boy painted on ivory. 8 marks in the edge symbolizing the age of the boy. The Netherlands 19th century.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5255" align="alignnone" width="298"] Back of the mourning brooche. Hair composition on ivory. In the bottom of the vase also 8 marks symbolizing the age of the boy.[/caption]Silver garments and utensils[caption id="attachment_5157" align="alignnone" width="300"] Serie of 8 different silver pipe rooters . Holland 19th century.[/caption]Silver knot or ball holder.[caption id="attachment_5327" align="alignnone" width="227"] Silver knot or ball holder with belt hook and ivory reel. Louis 16th style. 18th century. Amsterdam  silver hallmarks.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5324" align="alignnone" width="225"] Idem. Back of the belt hook with the 18th century Amsterdam hallmarks.[/caption] Silver jewelry for traditional costume dolls, collection Den Haan & Wagenmakers.In connection with our former specialization in traditional Dutch costume jewelry, we came up at that time with a doll line for 14 different Dutch traditional costumes[caption id="attachment_5907" align="alignnone" width="421"] Complete series Dutch traditional costume dolls. Den Haan & Wagenmakers 1985.[/caption]For the dolls we used original paper maché bodies with elastic , porcelain hand painted heads and real hair wigs. Total length of the doll was 50 cm./20 inch.Each costume was dressed up by ladies and gentlemen doll makers from the region the doll represented. We delivered the dolls, jewelry and sometimes also the fabrics, but the dressing up was made in the appropriate place or region especially to prevent errors.The dolls with most jewelry like for example Rhineland/Katwijk of North-holland and Staphorst were the most precious examples.The intention was, with the exhibited dolls on the background, to sell the individual parts of the jewelry to the at that time, countless doll makers. The small silver ‘tasbeugeltjes’ ( clamps or clasps) were also very popular at the ‘pearl bag knitters’ by that time.By moving our company from Edam to Amsterdam in the early ‘90s, the production of this dolls collection and the silver jewelry ended. The designing and production of the Dutch chintzes especially for patchwork became our most important business.After many years have been stored in the studio of our former Silver Smith, we offer the complete collection of casting moulds, including some finished jewelry for sale.[caption id="attachment_5124" align="alignnone" width="302"] Last catalogue Dutch costume jewelry for dolls 1980.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5121" align="alignnone" width="300"] North - and South Holland.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5130" align="alignnone" width="300"] Zeeland[/caption][caption id="attachment_5115" align="alignnone" width="300"] Volendam, Urk en Staphorst[/caption][caption id="attachment_5127" align="alignnone" width="300"] General for the Netherlands. Shoe clasps and necklaces etc.[/caption][caption id="attachment_5139" align="alignnone" width="302"] Silver clasp for purse and a chatelaine with belt hook , scissors, needle case and pin cushion. ±12 cm./5 inch.[/caption]Are you or do you know a Silver Smith, it might be interesting to think about a reproduction.Our former Silver Smith of course would be very happy to provide any relevant information.Size of the dolls jewelry is geared to the dolls length of 50 cm/20 inch total.Price information in consideration, please click on “page Contact” and ask for Willem Rudolf den Haan.

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