Doll's House of Petronella Oortman
Tortoiseshell cabinet with pewter inlays. Made from authentic materials and with correct proportions. Anonymous, c. 1686-c. 1710.
Rijksmuseum.

Dollhouse in a cupboard decorated with marquetry of turtle and tin on an oak core. The two front doors have six faceted windows. The volute legs, placed twice S-shaped at an angle, are connected by scalloped x-shaped crosses. Three drawers above the legs. Almost all parts of the furniture exhibit thin symmetrical leaves; on the sides the initials B O. The house contains many upholstered, painted and furnished living and service areas. The original dolls are missing.




  








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