Coach of Mariana Vitória Coach of Mariana Vitória

Unknown author

National Coach Museum

National Coach Museum
Lisbon, Portugal

Ceremonial vehicle which belonged to Queen Mariana Vitoria of Bourbon, daughter of Filipe of Spain who came to Portugal in 1729 on the occasion of her marriage to the future King José I.

Although it was built in baroque period, it preserves the model of the 17th century Spanish coaches. A closed body with glass windows upholstered in black leather and tack work decoration. The Portuguese Royal Coat of Arms is painted on both panels.


  • Title: Coach of Mariana Vitória Coach of Mariana Vitória
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 18th century, 1st half
  • Location: Lisbon. Portugal. National Coach Museum
  • Location Created: Spain
  • Physical Dimensions: 608cm x 215cm x 260cm
  • Provenance: Portugal /Lisbon; Royal House Fund / Ancient Museum Fund; Casa Real Portuguesa / Fundo Antigo do Museu
  • Rights: DGPC/MNC - Pedro Beltrão
  • Medium: Wood, glass, leather, iron, silk velvet, silk taffeta, gold thread

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