Vintage Brass Coated Ex-Votive Protective Amulet of a House or Home, from Italy or Greece. Appears to be metal coated in plastic. Sourced in the 1980's or 1990's.
This lovely rectangular pendant would have been used for well wishes and protection for a home. Measures 3 1/4 inch in length, 2 1/2 inches tall.
Rita collected old ex-votive figures / milagros, used in religious ceremonies, from Italy, Greece, Peru, Mexico and Egypt. These vintage ex-votives are quite collectible and hard to come by.
Antiques and Artifacts Item 587