Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
7th century (?)
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Gold, glass, mother-of-pearl, copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/8 x 7/8 in. (6.1 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.118
Not on view
Niederbreisig, Germany; Friedrich Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Germanic Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 118, p. 15, pl. IX.

Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch. "Une trouvaille de l'époque gréco-sarmate de Kertch au Louvre et au Musée de Saint-Germain." Monuments et mémoires publiés par l'Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres 26 (1923). pp. 157–58, pl. 6 no. 4.

Kühn, Herbert. "Die Rundscheiben aus Niederbreisig im Metropolitan Museum." Ipek 11 (1936–37). p. 139, taf. 24, no. 2.

Thieme, Bettine. "Filigranscheibenfibeln der Merowingerzeit aus Deutschland." Bericht der Römisch-Germanischen Kommission 59 (1978). no. 140, p. 481.

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. 246, 355, fig. 21.14.



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