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Disk Brooch

Date:
6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, paste, gold leaf, remnant of iron pin
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 5/16 in. (2.1 x 0.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.30
Not on view
Northern France; Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
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