About This Artwork

French, Blois?

Pomander, About 1650

Gold and enamel
3.7 x 1.9 cm (1 7/16 x 3/4 in.)

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf, 1991.376

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Ian Wardropper et al, Renaissance Jewelry in the Alsdorf Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 25, 2 (2000), pp. 76-78 and 97, cat. 39.

Ownership History

Marilynn B. Alsdorf, Chicago, by 1991; given to the Art Institute in 1991.

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