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Children's whistle-teether from 1637
This children's toy is made of bone and has a carved geometrical decoration, the year 1637 and the initials A.P. The toy which is a whistle and teether was excavated in the Amsterdam Houttuinen.
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Welcome to the Keijser Collection website
This collection of about 700 rattles and teethers from all times and cultures was gathered by the Amsterdam collector Heinz Keijser. The collection is housed in a foundation that aims to preserve the collection and Keijser's work and expertise. Browse through the collection by clicking on images, or by using the advanced search option.

Silversmith and businessman
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Sailors rattle
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Sailors rattle
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Greiflinge
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Educational rattles by architect and philosoper Hugo K├╝kelhaus
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Hester Bateman
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Hester Bateman
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Polichinelle rattle
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Polichinelle rattle
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Baybars rattle
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Baybars rattle
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Mano Fica
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Mano Fica amulet
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Wolf tooth!
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Wolf tooth as an amulet
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Egyptian pomegranate
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Egyptian pomegranate
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Maria Theresia
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Rattle made of a Maria Theresia Thaler
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Seamonster
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This rattle has the shape of a sea monster.
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Biteable!
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Rattle with teethmarks!
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