Silver replica of a votive offering with a stamped representation of a two-storey mansion. This type of house was common in the Peloponnese and in mainland Greece at the turn of the 20th century. Votive offerings were metallic (usually silver) representations offered to church, depicting human figures, parts of the body, animals, houses, ships and anything else in need of protection.
Donated by Mikes Paidousis
Post-Byzantine & Neo-Hellenic art
7.5 X 4.5 cm
Heart-shaped votive offering
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Votive offering of a sailling ship
Votive offering of a sailing boat