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Bow Brooch

first half 6th century
Made in Italy
Silver-gilt, garnet cabochons
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 3/16 x 9/16 in. (5.7 x 10.7 x 1.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Merovingian Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 150, p. 32, pl. XII.

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. 110, 351, fig. 10.9.

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