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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
second half 6th century
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver, glass paste
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. (3 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.180
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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