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Disk Brooch

Date:
6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnets with patterned foil backings
Dimensions:
diam. 3/4 x 1/4in. (1.9 x 0.6cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.15
Not on view
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. 15, p. 7, pl. II.

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. 238, 344, fig. 20.20.



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