Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
late 6th–early 7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Gold, wire, paste, paste cabochon or garnet, copper alloy rim and nail
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 x 5/16 in. (2.6 x 0.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.157
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame. "The Arts of Christian Antiquity," October 1, 1957–October 30, 1957.

Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 157, p. 26, 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. 245, 347, fig. 21.6.



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