Replica of a richly decorated silver votive offering of the 19th century.The technique of making votive offerings was particularly widespread in the 19th century up until the second decade of the 20th. These “silverboats”, as they were called, almost always represented real ships and were noted for their fine detail and workmanship.
Post-Byzantine & Neo-Hellenic art
Height with the acrylic base 10 cm
Votive offering of a sailling ship
Votive offering of a house
Votive offering of an eye