(215) Ferdinand, archiduc d'AUTRICHE, margrave de Burgau (1529-1595) -- "Hault et puissant prince Fernande, par la grace de Dieu archiduc Daustrice, conte de Tÿrol" -- Armorial plate from the Order of the Golden Fleece, 1559, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Gent
Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, lived 1575–1612, queen-consort of Denmark and Norway from 1597 to 1612 as the first spouse of King Christian IV of Denmark. Daughter of Joachim Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg and his first wife Catherine of Brandenburg-Küstrin. 3X maternal great-grandmother of Catherine the Great.
Cavagnole! game board. Europe, late 18th Century. Paper mache, painted and gilded decoration. Similar to Bingo!, Cavagnole! is something we might hear today if this 18th-century game was still being played. Cavagnole, a pre-modern version of bingo, was much more than just an ordinary board game—its aesthetic appeal reflected the culture, beauty, and art forms revered in the height of its popularity. As an extremely simple yet intricately-built set piece. Cooper Hewitt
The Queens Crown The Queen's Crown was made for Queen Sophie Magdalene, daughter of Margrave Christian Heinrich of Brandenburg-Kulmbach. She married the later Christian VI in 1721 and became queen in 1730.