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Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.
Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.  - Antique Jewellery Style Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.  - Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.  - Antiquités - Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.
Ref : 63214
3 500 €
Period :
17th century
Antique Jewellery  - Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century. 17th century - Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.  - Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century. Antiquités - Silver skull pomander.  Germany.  2nd half 17th century.
Kim J. Nazzi

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Silver skull pomander. Germany. 2nd half 17th century.

A silver pomander in the form of a realistic , finely detailed human skull with deeply sunken eye-sockets and protruding cheekbones. The skull can be opened using the clasp underneath, with the back and front joined together by a hinge. The inside is plain and engraved with the initials of the original owner. The back of the skull has a suspension loop as pomanders were also worn in the fashion of a pendant.

Silver with traces of the original gilding.

Germany. 2nd half of the 17th century.

Dimensions: length 4,5cm ; width 2,7cm ; height 2,5cm

References :

http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=74554&partId=1&searchText=skull+pomander&page=1

http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=74347&partId=1&searchText=skull+pomander&page=1

Kim J. Nazzi

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Pendant & Necklace