Two-masted Sponge Sailing Ship

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Mirror with a two masted sponge sailing ship from the island Koutali into the Sea of Marmara, 19th century A.D. The design is made of copper, plated in silver solution 999° and mounted on a wooden mirror.

Dimensions: 25 cm x 25 cm x 1 cm

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In New Koutali, the refugees of 1922 dealt almost exclusively with sponge harvesting and the elaboration of the sponges. The Maritime and Sponge Museum in New Koutali exhibits show the naval tradition of the refugees from the island of Koutali in the Sea of Marmara beofore their uprooting, the sponge harvesting and the elaboration of the sponges. It displays the archaeological collection of New Koutali, which consists of items that the sponge divers collected from the depths of the sea.

The new thematic Museum of Aegean is located at the island of Lemnos, in the village of New Koutali where a short list of the exhibits is available.

Islands from the Sea of Marmara
19th century A.D.
with wooden mirror
Dimensions (WxHxD):
25 cm x 25 cm x 1 cm
Gross Weight:
675 gr
Gift packaging - Description Greek & English
Silver-plated Copper
421 gr

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