Dutch House Interiors


The Pavilion’s interiors are collective image of Dutch place, recreated by artistic means on the basis of the 18th century documents. Exposition consists of service and utility premises of the ground door: The Enter Chambers, The Kitchen; The Front Hall and The Desert Chamber on the second floor. A collection of Dutch encaustic tile is special part of exposition represented in wall covering of four interiors, a half of which is tile of original pavilion decoration of the 1st half of the 18th century.


Dressing simplicity of corridors and stairs filled up with variety of pictorial decoration - pictures of Dutch masters of the 17th -18th centuries. Another piece that figures prominently is front marine of Cornells van V'iringen Arrival of Frederick V von der Pfalz to Vlissingen signed by the author and dated 1626.


The Kitchen is in the limelight of the Dutch House. The interior is featured by west-European and eastern china and delft of the 17th - 18th century. Furniture items are oaken tables, chairs, bookcases of the 1st half of 18th century. Interior design is filled up with vivid silhouette pictures Woman with a Kid and Girl with the Apples.


The Hall is the main front chamber of the pleasure pavilion that was meant for receptions. Here was laid the table and gathered the most valuable works of painting and collection china and delft. The main role in decoration of The Hall belongs to works of Little Dutch masters. The furniture items are made by Holland and German masters of the 17th – 18th centuries.


From The Upper Chamber the door leads to The Hall, The Dessert Chamber and balcony. The Upper Chamber decoration featured by the works of Dutch painters of the 18th century.


The Dessert Chamber was meant for tea and dessert houseware. There is a rare tea and dessert crockery of the 18th century with gilded baroque fretwork from the western Europe presented on the dessert table. The wall is decorated with China porcelain of the middle of the 18th century. Thomas Heremans's picture Winter Landscape (1660-1690 work) is a piece of traditional Holland art.