Welcome, visitor! [ Register | LoginRSS Feed

 

£POA

Silver pomander

Silver pomander
Silver pomanderSilver pomanderSilver pomander

Description

“Large”circular, pierced and engraved table pomander on three “bun” feet.Probably German ca 1700. Pomanders were in use from the middle ages , and either carried solid perfume or very valuable spices. Various forms of medication or herbal medicine was also carried and kept in silver receptacles or small canisters.Silver was used in all cases because of its anti bacterial properties.
Diameter of pomander:50 mm height:15 mm

Ads here Reference ID: 854531f4bb7a86bb

Report problem

Processing your request, Please wait....

More Items from this Dealer

Related Items

To inquire about this item, complete the form below to send a message to the Dealer.