Fragrance capsule in the shape of a gourd, 2nd quarter 16th century, Germany. Silver, engraved and gilded, Length: (with chain) 18.5 cm - diameter: (open) 6,5 cm. Ident.Nr. F 1320 A. Kunstgewerbemuseum © Foto: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Foto Stefan Büchner.
Scent capsules with segments served to accommodate different flavors. In each segment, another perfume could be inserted, as obtained in one of the remaining small sliding lids label "Negel" for the flower bud of the clove testified.