A best seller over the years!
Inspired by the penteconter, a forerunner of the Athenian bireme and trireme, an ancient Greek galley, used since the archaic period.
The penteconter was a long range ship, used for sea trade, piracy, warfare and exploration, capable of transporting freight or troops.
The evil-eye on the side of the hull, a common motif, designed to warn and frighten the enemy.
Shown here (left) with the small boat
|dimensions etc||Height including marble base: 32cm Length: 32cm|
|material||The boat and sail are cast in bronze, using the lost wax casting method of antiquity. The patination and oxidisation is such that there will always be subtle variations in texture and colour. The base is made of marble. The boat, sail, and marble base, will be packed separately. Putting them all together once you have unpacked them is very easy!|
|country of origin||Made in Greece. It's All Greek is proud to have been working with the Semitekolo family foundry since 1999.|
bronze boat on a marble base (medium)
- Code: BH-101
- Status: In Stock
- excl tax: £208.33