Mahogany desk with gilded bronze fittings from Christian VIII’s study at Amalienborg.
Christian VIII at his desk in his study at Amalienborg. Drawing by Chr. Hetsch, 1881.
Mantelpiece clock with bronze statuette of Christian VIII. Made by A. & W. Jacobsen.
Christian VIII. Painted by L. Aumont, 1831.
Table with inlaid semi-precious stones. Made in Florence, the table was presented in 1709 to Frederik IV from the Grand Duke of Tuscany.
Table with stone top, in which are cut marking lines. It was originally intended for use as a calculating board, but also employed as a “shove-halfpenny” board. Foot from 18th century.
Bord med plade af indlagte halvædelsten fra Christian 4.s bedekammer i Frederiksborg Slotskirke.
The social and political revolts in Europe in 1848 had ushered in new times for European states, and for Denmark too. But even though the absolute monarchy was abolished with the Constitution of 1849, the monarchy was far from disengaged from power.