About This Artwork

German or Dutch

Pomander, mid–17th century

Silver gilt and enamel
4.8 x 2.3 cm (1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf, 1992.517

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Renaissance Jewels and Jeweled Objects from the Melvin Gutman Collection, 1962-68, cat. 68.

Publication History

Ian Wardropper et al, Renaissance Jewelry in the Alsdorf Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 25, 2 (2000), pp. 76-77 and 97, no. 38.

Ownership History

Henry George Charles Lascelles, the Sixth Earl of Harewood (d. 1947) [according to Gutman sale, p. 14]. Melvin Gutman, New York, by 1962, his sale, New York, Parke-Bernet, October 17, 1969, lot 26; Marilynn B. Alsdorf, Chicago [according to Wardropper 2000, p. 4]; given to the Art Institute, 1992.

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