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Disk Brooch

Date:
6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver, glass paste or garnet, cabochon, metal foil, gold wire, niello?
Dimensions:
Overall: 11/16 x 3/16 in. (1.8 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.161
Not on view
Northern France; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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