Pomander, German, 16th Century | Wartski. A pomander is a ball made of perfumes….

Pomander, German, 16th Century | Wartski. A pomander is a ball made of perfumes. The pomander was worn or carried in a vase as a protection against infection in times of pestilence or merely as a useful article to modify bad smells. Hung from a neck-chain or belt, or attached to the girdle.