Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Earring

Date:
7th century (?)
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver (loop); gold, chrysoprase, glass, pearls
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 5/8 x 1/2 in. (6.7 x 1.2 cm) bead: 13/16 x 1/2 in. (2 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.118
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; 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. 244, 350-351, fig. 21.3.



Related Objects

Jeweled Bracelet (one of pair)

Date: 500–700 Medium: Gold, silver, pearls, amethyst, sapphire, glass, quartz Accession: 17.190.1671 On view in:Gallery 302

Jeweled Bracelet

Date: 500–700 Medium: Gold, silver, pearl, amethyst, sapphire, glass, quartz, emerald plasma Accession: 17.190.1670 On view in:Gallery 302

One of a Pair of Gold Earrings with Garnets

Date: second half 8th century Medium: Gold, garnets with patterned foil backings, silver rivets Accession: 17.191.2 On view in:Gallery 301

One of a Pair of Gold Earrings with Garnets

Date: second half 8th century Medium: Gold, garnets with foil backings, silver studs/rivets Accession: 17.191.1 On view in:Gallery 301

Gold "Basket" Earring

Date: 6th century Medium: Gold Accession: 17.192.97 On view in:Gallery 301