Ballots were paper in that era.
In Tuscany starting from the Middle Ages priors of the various city corporations used to meet, discuss and decide on the problems of political and economic matters. When no agreement was reached, a vote was held using this unique antique urn.
A prime example of how votings were handled in earlier times, it is truly a gem, a unique work to display in your cabinet of curiosities or in your board of directors room.
Know of a politician who might appreciate a superb gift from political history.
Wear consistent with use, a minor crack around the opening shows an ancient restoration, minor painting losses or retouching, but considering the age, it is still in good condition.