Philhellenic metal serving tray.
"Greek young man with his wounded father", c.a 1850.
Inspired from the original work by Ary Scheffer (1795-1858).
Oil colours and gold leaf on metal.
Dimensions : 60 Χ 76 cm
Greek Independence Philhellenic Snuff Box
Nineteenth century suff box depicting the struggle of the Greeks for their independence. The box reads "Un pretre grec defendeit jusqu'à la mort son calice sa croix et son drapeau." Translated: A Greek priest defends to the death his chalice his cross and his flag.
Diameter: 8,8 cm