National Coach Museum

The Collection


Coach of the Princesses

Ceremonial vehicle used by Princesses Maria Francisca (later Queen Maria I), Maria Ana, Maria Francisca Doroteia and Maria Francisca Benedita, daughters of King José I.

Coach of the Princesses
1
The body is closed with glass windows decorated with rocaille motifs.
2
The panels display animated decorative compositions which include Venus swimming with happy cherubs and Neptune freeing shackled tritons.
3
On the rear panel is the shield of the Portuguese Royal Coat of Arms.
4
The interior is upholstered with red satin with floral decoration.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0020
  • Dimensions
  • 618 x 203 x 283 cm

1 – The body is closed with glass windows decorated with rocaille motifs.

2 – The panels display animated decorative compositions which include Venus swimming with happy cherubs and Neptune freeing shackled tritons.

3 – On the rear panel is the shield of the Portuguese Royal Coat of Arms.

4 – The interior is upholstered with red satin with floral decoration.

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