Nave Antique Table decorations
In French, the nave is a special type of vessel. In addition to the decorative features, people used nave for serving salt or spices, as well as a container for cutlery, and even napkins.
Typically, the craftsmen made nave of silver, gilded silver, or gold. Besides, often covered with the enamel and precious stones. Ship’s hull often formed from nautilus shells. Some aisles have wheels so that they could ride from one end of the table to another, but in most cases they have legs or stands. Traditionally, at feasts oil was placed in front of the most important member of the feast, to underline his status.