Carriage for children - Prince Charles

Cesare Sala19th century, 3rd quarter

National Coach Museum

National Coach Museum
Lisbon, Portugal

Promenade vehicle for children given by the King of Italy, Vitor Emanuel II, father of Queen Maria Pia, to his grandson Prince Carlos, future King of Portugal.

It is a small promenade vehicle with an open body suspended on C-springs and it is refined in the smallest details.

The decoration of the wheels and doors display the crowned monograms of Prince Carlos.

Access inside is made by a folding footstep. The interior is upholstered in blue velvet.


  • Title: Carriage for children - Prince Charles
  • Creator: Cesare Sala
  • Date Created: 19th century, 3rd quarter
  • Location: Lisbon. Portugal. National Coach Museum
  • Location Created: Italy, Milan
  • Physical Dimensions: 311 cm x 158 cm x 431 cm Wheels: 595/82 cm (diameter); 2.9/3 cm (thickness); Rodas: 595/82 cm (diâmetro); 2.9/3 cm (espessura)
  • Provenance: Portugal /Lisbon; Royal Stables of Belém; Cocheiras de Belém / Royal House Fund / Casa Real Portuguesa
  • Rights: DGPC/ADF - Thales Leite
  • Medium: Wood, iron, steel, velvet

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