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Finger Ring

7th century (?)
Made in Northern France
Silver, onyx
Overall: 13/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in. (2 x 1.7 x 1 cm) bezel: 7/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (1.1 x 0.9 x 0.6 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 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Merovingian Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 204, p. 41, pl. XVI.

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