King Fredrik's Seal

unknown18th Century

The Royal Armoury, Sweden

The Royal Armoury, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

The achievment used by King Fredrik I displays his personal escutcheon (shield) placed on top of the seal of the Swedish realm. To have a "heard shield" or "inescutcheon" like this is a common way to emphasize that you are a part of something larger, like a dynasty och a kingdom.


  • Title: King Fredrik's Seal
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: 18th Century
  • Location Created: Sweden
  • Physical Dimensions: L 26 mm, W 16 mm
  • Subject Keywords: Seal, Baroque
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: Livrustkammaren

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