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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
500–600
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnets, foil backings for garnets; iron spring
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 9/16 x 5/16 in. (3.1 x 1.4 x 0.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.166
Not on view
[ Stanislas Baron, Paris]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R. Guide to Provincial Roman and Barbarian Metalwork and Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. p. 14, fig. 16.

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. 239, 348, fig. 20.21.



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