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Victorian Lucky Pig Pomander Necklace


This late 19th century silver pomander rendered in the shape of a lucky pig was designed to hang from a woman's chatelaine or on a gentleman's fob chain. This perforated silver swine was intended to do the same work as the vinaigrette (a small locket which held a sponge scented with perfume used to mask the unpleasant smells encountered in day-to-day 19th century life).


  • Materials

    800 silver (marked), new sterling silver chain

  • Age

    c. 1890

  • Condition

    Very good - a couple small dings to one side

  • Size

    7/8" length including the bale, 1 1/8" width, 20" chain adjustable to 18" or 16"





please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.