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Carriage of Maria II

Ceremonial vehicle. Ordered for the Royal House of Portugal. Builder: J.R. Pearce.

State Carriage of Maria II
1
The body, yellow, with two seats, has two lanterns at the front.
2
The body is suspended on C-shaped springs.
3
The panels display the monogram of Queen Maria II - MR (Maria Regina) and on the doors and upper panels, the Royal Coat of Arms.
4
The front wheels have pincer springs.
5
Felt with finery and the monogram of Queen Maria II in gold metal, is raised to hood
6
The interior is upholstered pearl silk capitonné and the windows have roll down blinds. AND DID YOU KNOW... Underneath the seat is a box for accessories.
7
On the upper rear panel is an embellished box to transport weapons.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 19th (C. 1834)
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • English
  • Inv
  • 50866 PNA
  • Dimensions
  • 430 x 195 x 225 cm

1 – The body, yellow, with two seats, has two lanterns at the front.

2 – The body is suspended on C-shaped springs.

3 – The panels display the monogram of Queen Maria II – MR (Maria Regina) and on the doors and upper panels, the Royal Coat of Arms.

4 – The front wheels have pincer springs.

5 – Felt with finery and the monogram of Queen Maria II in gold metal, is raised to hood

6 – The interior is upholstered pearl silk capitonné and the windows have roll down blinds.

AND DID YOU KNOW…
Underneath the seat is a box for accessories.

7 – On the upper rear panel is an embellished box to transport weapons.

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