Signet ring of gold with sapphire, engraved with provincial and national coats-of-arms, c. 1625.
Riding trappings used at the wedding of Christian, the Prince Elect in 1634. Black velvet, embroidered with gold, jewels and pearls.
Kårde, skede og et par ridesporer, som har tilhørt den udvalgte prins Christian.
Christian, the Prince Elect. Painted on wood by Karel van Mander, 1642.
Painting of Christ as “The Man of Sorrows”. It is painted according to Christian IV’s vision at Rotenburg Castle, 8th December 1625, and his own handwritten description.
Christian, 1603-1647, Prince Elect. Son of Christian IV and Queen Anna Cathrine. He was married in 1634 to Princess Magdalena Sibylla of Saxony.
The first decades of the 17th century was a great period for the entrepreneurial and ambitious Christian IV. An economic depression was on its way, but its full force had not yet been felt.