Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Quatrefoil Brooch

Date:
second half 6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnets, blue glass, mother-of-pearl
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3/16 in. (3.2 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.29
Not on view
Northern France ?; Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Brown, Katharine R. Guide to Provincial Roman and Barbarian Metalwork and Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. p. 16, fig. 23.

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. 223, 350, fig. 19.13.



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