19th c. Spanish Colonial Silver 7 Sorrows of the Virgen Ex Voto

This is a rare heavy antique Spanish colonial ex voto depicting the 7 sorrows of the Virgen Dolorosa. The ex voto is cast from heavy solid silver, graced with highly stylized flames at the top, and the addition of the 7 swords attached by hand in the reverse (detail photo below) There is some movement to the swords, which are beautiful works of art in themselves. The ex voto is perched on a black stand for display. This is a rare and wonderful colonial ex voto - a treasure!

Measurements:    With Stand 6 1/3" high (ex voto is 5 7/8") x 6 1/3" wide ; 107.7 grams



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