National Coach Museum

The Collection


Coach of King Pedro II

Ceremonial vehicle embellished in gilt woodwork in French Louis XIV style.

Coach of King Pedro II
1
Its trapezoidal shaped body is closed and has seven windows.
2
The hood is upholstered in black leather and has eight gilt bronze knobs.
3
A reclined feminine figure can be discerned to the side with a laurel branch and a shield in which the monogram of King Pedro is engraved.
4
The side panels are decorated in paintings representing the four seasons of the year.
5
On the rear is a representation of Abundance holding the shield of Portugal and below that, a crowned medallion.
6
The front wheel set has the same ornamentation as the body and the suspension springs are covered in bronze plumes.
7
The interior is upholstered in crimson velvet with gold lace, fringe and tack work decoration.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 17th
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0005
  • Dimensions
  • 558 x 189 x 260 cm

1 – Its trapezoidal shaped body is closed and has seven windows.

2 – The hood is upholstered in black leather and has eight gilt bronze knobs.

3 – A reclined feminine figure can be discerned to the side with a laurel branch and a shield in which the monogram of King Pedro is engraved.

4 – The side panels are decorated in paintings representing the four seasons of the year.

5 – On the rear is a representation of Abundance holding the shield of Portugal and below that, a crowned medallion.

6 – The front wheel set has the same ornamentation as the body and the suspension springs are covered in bronze plumes.

7 – The interior is upholstered in crimson velvet with gold lace, fringe and tack work decoration.

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