Pomander (shown left). Late sixteenth century, German. Rhomboid in
shape with a pierced, gilt-plated, tetrahedral cage on both sides. As
illness and disease was associated with foul air, so men and women
carried pomanders filled with scented wax balls or perfumed cloth.
length 6cm. Price £17.50.

Scent Bottle (shown right). English, mid sixteenth century.
Height 7.5cm. Price £25.00.