This is an Italian-style ex-voto, cast such as the ones that were made in the late 1800's. This ex-voto is a tin reproduction of an Italian antique, with a beautiful antique finish that mimics old sterling silver. The patina is similar to a whitewashed effect. It is approximately 16 inches tall from top to bottom, and 11 inches wide (This can vary slightly, depending on how the individual pieces are attached together.)
It is made of many individual pieces of tin in the shapes of halos and wings that have been melded together to create a double frame for a flaming heart in the center. The sacred heart in the center is surrounded in cherubs, and there are more cherubs on the outer trim. The center of the flaming heart has a golden halo over the letter M (in the fashion of the Marian Monogram), which is tied with wire to the center of the heart.