Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver over copper alloy, paste cabochons, iron pin, gold setting, seed pearl
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 9/16 x 1/2 in. (4 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.136
Not on view
Férebrianges or Petit-Troussy (Marne), Northern France; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 136, p. 24, pl. VIII.

Kühn, Herbert. "Die Rundscheiben aus Niederbreisig im Metropolitan Museum." Ipek 11 (1936–37). p. 141, taf. 25, no. 3.

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. 248, 347, fig. 21.26.



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