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Pomander

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (possibly west, made)

  • Date:

    1600-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold filigree enclosing a ball of ambergris

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Mackworth Dolben

  • Museum number:

    849-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 11, shelf D, box 7

Physical description

Pomander, gold filigree, enclosing a ball of ambergris.

Place of Origin

Europe (possibly west, made)

Date

1600-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold filigree enclosing a ball of ambergris

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Width: 2.9 cm, Depth: 2.9 cm

Descriptive line

Pomander, gold filigree enclosing a ball of ambergris, possibly western Europe, 17th century.

Materials

Gold

Subjects depicted

Filigree

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Personal accessories; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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