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Openwork Plaque

Date:
7th–8th century (?)
Geography:
Made in France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy (leaded bronze), "tinned" surface
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/16 x 1/16 in. (7.3 x 5.5 x 0.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.154
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.



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