Description In about 1800, vinaigrettes became fashionable. They were small containers fitted with a pierced inner lid that contained sponges drenched with scent or perfume.
- Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
Provenance Mr. Alan Feldbaum, Penn Valley, Pennsylvania [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2000, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. Alan Feldbaum, 2000
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