Ground Fl.,E. Part. AMSTERDAM. 43. Route. 383
i in the town hall at Zwolle, contain four cases with Brass, Copper,
Bronze, and Tin Articles, and specimens of Smiths’ Work (46-17th
)cent.). The balustrade round the chimney-piece is adorned with
original heads (lions, dogs, etc., as shield-bearers), from the ancient
Court of Holland at The Hague, founded by Charles the Bold. On
the walls, Flemish tapestry, of the 17th century. On the side next
the window are an Oriental mortar of the 43th cent. and a Sassanide
Room 158. On the walls are pictorial representations on plaques
of Delft porcelain. To the left are the double-portals of a house at
Rotterdam (ca. 1650), in carved wood, painted green. Opposite is
a similar door. — The adjoining room, to the right (kitchen), con-
tains a fine spiral Staircase (end of the 47th cent.). — A modern
wrought-iron door leads to —
2oom 157, containing the collections of *Works in Gold and
Silver, testifying to the wealth of Holland in the 16-18th cent.
(catalogue, see p. 380). On the walls, old tapestry.
Wall Case to the left. Children’s playthings in silver.
Central Case 1. Treasures from the island of Lombok, near Java,
eepiared in 1894
Case 2 (w indow -wall). Large silver dish and tankard, formerly in the
possession of miral Tromp (p. 312). Spanish “Copper, once in the pos-
session of V m the nt (first half of the 16th cent.).
ive *Rel in chased silver, with scenes from the life of
General Spinola, by Matth. Melin (ca. 1650). a Flemish master; “Atlas
supporting th lobe, a silver siatuette by Paul van Vianen (1610), with
a beautiful relief of the Sleeping Argus in embossed silver. Articles
formerly in the possession of Admiral de Ruyter, including an enamelled
gold goblet, presented by the Dutch Estates. to commemorate the ascent
of the Thames by his fleet in 1667 (p. xl); Limoges and other enamels
(12-47th cent.), among them a curious rendering of the Judgment of Paris
Case 4 (within a railin Treasure of the Sultan of Lombok (see above);
short sword from Ma th gemmed hilt and golden scabbard ; Singalese
sword with golden scabbard.
Case 5. ” Silver cups and dishes. “Silver cup of Mexican workman-
ship, captured with the Spanish silver fleet in 1628 by Admiral Piet
Hein. — Case 6. Ecclesiastical vessels; silver bust (reliquary), by Llyas
Cases 7 & 8. *Silver plate and other valuables belonging to the city of
Amsterdam: drinking-horns, including the fine silver “Drinking-horn of the
guild of St. Joris (1066), which ‘appears in Van der Helst’s painting of
the Banquet of Arquebusiers (p. 38); silver-mounted drinking-horn (1565)
of the Guild of St. Sebastian, w sich appears in Van der Helat’s painting
of the presidents of the Guild (p. 393); corporation chains and batons; five
silver-gilt stands for tumblers (1606) ; ornamental “Dish and goblet, by Adam
van Vianen (1614).
Case 9. Silver articles belonging to guilds and corporations (45th and
48th cent.). Art cabinet from Augsburg (beginning of the 17th cent.). —
Case 10. Silver ware, chiefly from Augsburg. — Cases 11 & 12. Silver
dishes from Lombok (see above).
_ , By the two Central Pillars. Engraved medallions; instruments of pre-
cision. Works in silver filigree; ornaments. — Window Cases. Plaque‘tes
of lead and bronze (German and Dutch; 16th cent); watches, snuff-boxes,
bonbonniéres, knives, forks, and spoons.
In the Corner Cupboard by the window, Oriental weapons and orna-
ments; works in silver filigree. Corner Cupboard on the rear wall, Spoons.
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