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Disk Brooch

Date:
late 6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt on iron core, garnet, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
Overall: 7/8 x 1/4 in. (2.2 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.35
Not on view
from Herpes, western France; Philippe Delamin (Jarnac, France); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "Medieval Treasures from the Morgan Library," April 1, 2006–May 25, 2007.

Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 35, p. 10, pl. III.

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. 23, 238, 345, fig. 3.11e, 20.20.



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