R O Y A L P R O V E N A N C E
A magnificent and historical very important
Royal wedding casket,
given by the town Oberammergau to crown Prince:
Maximillian, the second of Bayern on the occasion of his wedding in 1842
with princess Marie Fredericke von Preussen,
who became King and Queen of Bayern six years later.
The casket is signed by the fine wood carver:
Georg Zwink and dated: 1842,
carved walnut with the following text on a grape vine:
Ammergaus Liebe und Ehrfurcht im Jahr: 1842
( Ammergaus love and respect in the year: 1842)
with scenes of:
Castle Hohen Swangau, home of Maximillian , the second
and Castle Fishbach,
home of Princess Marie von Preussen.
Carved with the coat of Arms of Maximillian the second ,
and the coat of Arms of Bayern.
Still with the original lock and key.
Walnut and on the inside with maple wood
and a textile string in the blue and white colours