Silver replica of an eye-shaped votive offering with chased decoration (late 19th century). The ex-voto was not only offered to protect the eye itself but also in the hope that it will protect the faithful from the ‘evil eye’.
Donated by Mikes Paidousis
Post-Byzantine & Neo-Hellenic art
6.5 x 4.3 cm
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