National Coach Museum

The Collection


Four Wheel Chaise

Ceremonial vehicle which belonged to the first Bishop of Bragança.

Four Wheel Chaise
1
It is a small light vehicle for two people with a hatchet system for adjusting the suspension straps.
2
The body, dark green, is decorated in floral motifs in the D. João V period style, and has the Coat of Arms of D. Miguel António de Lima Barreto de Menezes, first Bishop of Bragança painted on it.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0047
  • Dimensions
  • 435 x 180 x 215 cm

1 – It is a small light vehicle for two people with a hatchet system for adjusting the suspension straps.

2 -The body, dark green, is decorated in floral motifs in the D. João V period style, and has the Coat of Arms of D. Miguel António de Lima Barreto de Menezes, first Bishop of Bragança painted on it.

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