This Venetian Gondola model is a fully assembled replica of a 17th century gondola used in the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. Handcrafted from western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany using the plank-on-frame construction method, the hull is painted in black with several layers of varnish. The setting and stern deck are painted in red. Additional features include a gold plated ornament on the bow, one black painted oar, wooden stand for the gondolier, and hand carved wooden base with brass nameplate. Measures approximately 23" x 6" x 8".