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Disk Brooch

Date:
late 5th–early 6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy, garnets and green glass with patterned foil backings, mother-of-pearl; iron back
Dimensions:
Overall: 7/8 x 3/16 in. (2.3 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.13
Not on view
from Herpes, western France; Philippe Delamin (Jarnac, France); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 23, 219, 344, fig. 3.11f, 19.6.



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