Coach of Prince António

Unknown author18th century, 1st half

National Coach Museum

National Coach Museum
Lisbon, Portugal

Ceremonial vehicle belonging to Prince António, son of King Pedro II and his second wife Queen Maria Sofia of Neuburg.

Its body is closed with glass windows. Shields with the Royal Portuguese Coat of Arms appear on the doors and panels surrounded by mythological images alluding to peace and prosperity. On the rear panel, there is a feminine figure holding the Royal Coat of Arms symbolizing the Portuguese Monarchy.


  • Title: Coach of Prince António
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: 18th century, 1st half
  • Location: Lisbon. Portugal. National Coach Museum
  • Location Created: Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: 630cm x 200cm x 270cm
  • Provenance: Portugal /Lisbon; Royal House Fund / Ancient Museum Fund; Casa Real Portuguesa / Fundo Antigo do Museu
  • Rights: DGPC/MNC - Pedro Beltrão
  • Medium: Wood, leather, moroccan, glass, bronze, silk velvet, silk taffeta, golden brass

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