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07/02/2020 15:19:54 Shell with Hong Kong Harbor Scene
1900s
The polished surface of an 16.5 x 17.7 cm oyster shell painted with the image of Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Harbor. 1900s
06/30/2020 12:41:04 Tărtărian tablets
5300 BCE
Three small clay objects (ca. 5 cm.), two rectangular and one circular which are inscribed with various signs and depictions. 5300 BCE
06/01/2020 20:19:09 Qing queue with red hair extension
1900s
104 cm long Qing queue. Real hair with red cotton plaited in, ending in a red tassel. The cut-off end is kept together with a piece of rope. 1900s
05/14/2020 18:49:17 Nivkh fish skin robe
1875-1898
Nivkh women’s robe made of fish skin that was sown together. The left flap of the robe closes over the right flap and is fastened with buttons. The back of the robe is decorated, featuring a pattern consisting of spirals and images of birds. 1875-1898
05/04/2020 16:37:58 Qing abstinence gourd
1800s
This is a 6.5 cm high gourd-shaped abstinence plaque. It is made of enamelled ceramic, imitating cloisonné ware. The plaque is rich in color and decoration and includes pink bats, fruit and flowering gourd tendrils. 1800s
05/01/2020 15:13:04 Qing abstinence plaque
1900s
Rectangular plaque made of green jade, carved as two facing dragons, their bodies framing a rectangular cartouche at the center with 'abstinence' inscribed in Manchu and Chinese. 1900s
04/26/2020 11:26:18 Digital photograph of Olga Lobo
2019
This is a photo of Olga Lobo (1928) sitting in her living room in The Hague surrounded by the many objects that remind her of her family and of her homeland Suriname. In the image Ms. Lobo sits next to the mantel, holding a kotomisi doll. 2019
04/24/2020 21:39:52 Dutch chiseled iron smallsword
1660-1665
A notable Dutch smallsword with a chiseled iron hilt, made around 1660-1665, most likely in the southern Catholic part of the Low Countries. 1660-1665
04/17/2020 05:28:45 Qing empire elite army helmet
1800s
Helmet with indigo blue and yellow edged flaps and neckpiece. Rectangular steel plates are secured inside the fabric of the flaps with rivets that can be seen from the outside. 1800s
04/16/2020 08:19:43 Digital photograph of Peter Dekker
2020
Picture showing Peter Dekker standing behind his desk in his office. He is surrounded by his collection of arms and armor, and shelves filled with books to carry out his research. 2020
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