Pretty things to make the house smell nice even if its winter and you can’t open the windows. Not used at Versailles but pretty enough that the Queen of France would have liked them too.

Pot pourri bowls.
Pot pourri bowls. Porcelain ca. 1660-1680. Mounts ca. 1750. Hard-paste porcelain, celadon ground color and polychrome enamel. Gilt-bronze mounts. Image © J. Paul Getty Trust. Fair use license. via https://blogs.getty.edu/iris/froth-and-folly-nobility-and-perfumery-at-the-court-of-versailles/
Porcelain bouquet given to the Duke of Saxony by his daughter Marie Josèphe. 1749. Made in  Vincennes, France. Porcelain, gilded brass and copper. Has 470 artificial flowers with the porcelain underneath made to store perfume so the flowers could spread the scent.
Porcelain bouquet given to the Duke of Saxony by his daughter Marie Josèphe. 1749. Made in Vincennes, France. Porcelain, gilded brass and copper. Has 470 artificial flowers with the porcelain underneath made to store perfume so the flowers could spread the scent. Jean-Claude Duplessis and Claude le Boitteux, goldsmiths. Image © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden. Fair use license. via https://skd-online-collection.skd.museum/Details/Index/119334
"Royal Bleu" Louis Philippe pot pourri urn. 1846.
“Royal Bleu” Louis Philippe pot pourri urn with pierced ormolu mounts and feet. 1846. French. Sèvres, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/porcelain/antique-sevres-royal-bleu-porcelain-pot-pourri-urn-stamped-1846-19th-century/id-f_12459063/

Pot pourri jars. Various British firms. All pretty enough for anyone’s windowsill.

Moulded pot pourri pot and cover. ca. 1935.
Molded pot pourri pot and cover. Pansy design with a butterfly cover. ca. 1935. British. Reginald Haggar, designer for Minton. Image © Metropress Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/hansons/catalogue-id-hanson10069/lot-f794eda5-badf-40af-bebd-a5a600a5bb65
Majolica pot pourri pot with a hand painted summer scene of grazing cattle. ca. 1860.
Majolica pot pourri pot with a hand painted summer scene of grazing cattle. ca. 1860. British. Eduard Rischgitz, painter. Minton. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/56501295_very-rare-minton-majolica-pot-pourri-c1860
with reticulated lid. 1950's.
Hand painted fruit pot pourri vase. with reticulated lid. 1950’s. British. Royal Worcester. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/ROYAL-WORCESTER-FRUIT-POTPOURRI-VASE-HAND-PAINTED-SIGNED-JAR-CIRCA-1950s-/122806665383
Pot pourri jar. 19th c.
Pot pourri jar. 19th c. British. Porcelain with gilding and enamel in the Japanese style. Royal Crown Derby, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/jars/19th-century-porcelain-royal-crown-derby-gilded-age-pot-pourri/id-f_7014243/