NB the exhibition has been rescheduled and will now end on 3 January 2021. An online 3D tour is also available.
The exhibition presents an extensive overview of Delft silver from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Entitled Silver, Masterpieces of Delft Silver 1590-1800 the exhibition comprises 80 of the finest objects from the period when Delft silversmiths flourished: showpieces like nautilus cups, drinking bowls and unique table ornaments from the seventeenth century, and also showpieces for tea and dining ceremonies, and precious eighteenth century toilet services. Highlights from the museum’s own leading collection of silver will be supplemented with exceptional pieces on loan from both foreign and Dutch collections.