JEWELLER AMSTERDAM IN THE 19TH CENTURY
Bonebakker Jeweler Amsterdam opened its doors in 1792 and has been an institution in the Netherlands ever since. Adrianus Bonebakker was famous as a gold and silver smith among the Amsterdam elite and he confirmed this fame with the production of silver keys of the city of Amsterdam to Napoleon (1806) and with a 419-piece silver cutlery set for Prince William II (1818).
SUPPLIER TO THE ROYAL FAMILY
As a supplier to the royal family, Bonebakker Jeweller forged swords for the Princes of Orange, designed dinner sets for the court and made the crown of William II in 1840. The famous collection of Anna Pavlovna comprised creations from Bonebakker and nowadays the permanent collections of the AmsterdamMuseum and the Rijksmuseum include Bonebakker. Read more >>