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Disk Brooch

Date:
7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Gold, blue and pale amber glass, copper alloy support
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 7/16 in. (3 x 1.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.138
Not on view
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. 246, 347, fig. 21.15.



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