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Animal-Shaped Brooch

Date:
2nd century (?)
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Champlevé enamel, bronze, gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (3.1 x 4.9 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Enamels-Champlevé
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.147
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (from at least 1910-1917)
Ricketson, Edith B. "Barbarian Jewelry of the Merovingian Period." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 5, no. 5 (January 1947). p. 138.

Caillet, Jean-Pierre. "Provincial Roman Objects in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Journal 32 (1997). p. 52, fig. 4.

Neumayer, Heino. "Die gallo-römischen Funde aus Frankreich im Department of Medieval Art des Metropolitan Museum of Art." Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica 48 (2016). p. 96, fig. 13 (3).



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