Rijksmuseum acquires unique 17th c. display cabinet

The Rijksmuseum has acquired a unique display cabinet made in 1632 by Dutch furniture master Herman Doomer. Inlaid with ebony and mother-of-pearl, the cabinet is a masterpiece of Baroque innovation, and the only cabinet by Doomer than can be precisely dated. It is a cabinet of curiosities, meant to showcase the owner’s most prized possessions …