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Finger Ring

ca. 600
Made in Northern France
Copper alloy band?, silver bezel coated with gold, garnet or glass paste
Overall: 1 x 13/16 x 1/2 in. (2.6 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm) bezel: 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. (1.3 x 1.3 x 0.7 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. 226, p. 43, pl. XVI.

Brown, Katharine Reynolds. "Dating of Some Frankish Rings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Bonner Jahrbücher 179 (1979). pp. 254–55, fig. 7.

Hadjadj, Reine. Bagues Mérovingiennes: Gaule du Nord. Paris: Chevau-Légers, 2007. no. 572, p. 392.

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