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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
second half 6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, glass paste
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 x 7/8 x 5/16 in. (3.5 x 2.2 x 0.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.179
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Baye, J. B. Le Cimetière wisigothique d'Herpes, Charente: Communication faite au Congrès des Sociétés savante à la Sorbonne dans la séance du 23 Mai 1891. Bulletin et Mémoires, Vol. 1. Angoulême, 1892. fig. 94, pl. XV, fig. 94.

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. 239, 352, fig. 20.25.



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