The affinity of these brooches, found in France, with objects from Kent is evidence of the spread of artistic traditions through export or copying.
Philippe Delamin (Jarnac, France); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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. pp. 284-285, 345, fig. 23.4, 23.11.