Selection of gold and silver pomanders, Europe

Made:
1601-1700 in Europe
Selection of gold and silver pomanders, Europe A small selection of pomanders of different shapes and construction. Top: A629410, 'exploded' view. Bottom: A629413, Silver pomander, A629410. Silver pomander, segmented with four compartments, each inscribed with the name of contents: Silver pomander, A629410. Silver pomander, segmented with four compartments, each inscribed with the name of contents: SMG00203617

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Selection of gold and silver pomanders, Europe
Science Museum Group Collection
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A small selection of pomanders of different shapes and construction. Top: A629410, 'exploded' view. Bottom: A629413,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Silver pomander, A629410. Silver pomander, segmented with four compartments, each inscribed with the name of contents:
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Silver pomander, A629410. Silver pomander, segmented with four compartments, each inscribed with the name of contents:
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

SMG00203617
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Silver pomander, segmented and with four compartments, each inscribed with name of contents, neroli, mace, caraway, cochineal (?), 17th century (see note).

Silver pomander, segmented and with four compartments, each inscribed with name of contents, neroli, mace, caraway, cochineal (?), 17th century

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A629410
Measurements:
overall (closed, excluding chain): 60 mm 30 mm, 0.047 kg
overall (open, maximum dimensions, excluding chain): 65 mm 75 mm, 0.047 kg
overall (chain): 60 mm
type:
pomander
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Marks, G.