Gifts from the Kingdom of Portugal

Among the gifts from Portuguese monarchs, those by King John V stand out. In this video, curator André Afonso discusses some of these objects.
André Afonso 05 Feb 2024 4 min
Treasures from Kings

Gifts from the kingdom of Portugal to the Holy Land became more frequent from 1670 onwards. They were, in nature, extremely diverse, ranging from silverware, jewellery, and textiles to olive oil, perfumes, spices, and tea.


Treasures from Kings

The kingdoms of Portugal, Spain, and Naples made some of the most significant gifts to the Holy Land. In this video series, discover some of the objects and figures that played a leading role in these moments.

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