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Disk Brooch

Date:
6th century
Geography:
Made in Herpes, Charente, France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt on iron core, garnet, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
Overall: 15/16 x 1/4 in. (2.4 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.34
Not on view
Herpes (Charente), France; Philippe Delamain Jarnac (France); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 32B, pp. 76. 254.

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, 345, fig. 20.20.



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