Portrait of Frederik V in his coronation robes. Painting by C.G. Pilo.
Sundial of partially gilt and enamelled silver, with a level, compass, and perpetual calendar. The sundial may have been a present to Frederik V on the occasion of the royal house’s 300th anniversary in 1749.
Queen Sophie Magdalene. Painted by J.S. du Wahl.
The long peaceful period continued into the second half of the 18th century, and in time the economy also blossomed. The great powers of Europe were at war during long periods and trade found new ways to the benefit of neutral Denmark.