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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery


1600-1700 (made)
Place of origin

Pomander, gold filigree, enclosing a ball of ambergris.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Gold filigree enclosing a ball of ambergris
Brief description
Pomander, gold filigree enclosing a ball of ambergris, possibly western Europe, 17th century.
Physical description
Pomander, gold filigree, enclosing a ball of ambergris.
  • Height: 4.1cm
  • Width: 2.9cm
  • Depth: 2.9cm
Credit line
Given by Miss E. Mackworth Dolben
Subject depicted
Accession number

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Record createdMay 27, 2005
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