Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Gold, filigree, garnets, blue glass; copper alloy support
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. (3.1 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.140
Not on view
Northern France ?; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Greenwich, CT. Bruce Museum. "Unearthing the Allure of Gems," April 26, 2003–September 7, 2003.

Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 140, p. 24, pl. VIII.

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. 9b, 21.12.

Rebbert, Carolyn Rose. Unearthing the Allure of Gems. Greenwich, Conn.: Bruce Museum of Arts and Sciences, 2003. pp. 10, 12, fig. 16.



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