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Pomander

Date:
16th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.45
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed at top of each segment: CANEL [cinnamon]; MVSCAT [nutmeg]; ROSMARIEN [rosemary]; SCHLAG [?]; WVRZ.N [possibly gewürz nelke; clove]; BERNSTEIN [amber]

At outer end of each slide: B

On back, each slide lettered A to E
Giovanni Pertinax Morosini (to his daughter Giulia) ; by descent, Giulia P. Morosini (until d. 1932; to MMA)
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