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Disk Brooch

Date:
ca. 600
Culture:
Langobardic
Medium:
Gold, Worked in repoussé with twisted wire and filigree
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/16 x 3/8 in. (7.7 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Albert Sieck, Munich (sold 1918); sale, F. X. Weizinger & Co., Munich (October 28-31, 1918, no. 839); [ Hans M. Calmann, London (sold 1952)]
Weizinger, F. X. Katalog der Sammlungen Ludwig Marx-Mainz, Albert Sieck-München: Kultur- und kunstgeschichtliche Altertümer der Mittelmeer-, Rhein- und Donauländer vom Anfang der Bronzezeit bis zum Ausgang der Völkerwanderungszeit [ca. 2000 v. Chr. bis 800 n. Chr.]. Katalog, Vol. 5. Munich: s.n., 1918. no. 893.

Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 35, pp. 79, 255.

Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. "Gold." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 31, no. 2 (1972–1973). p. 70.

Foltiny, Stephan. "Langobardic Fibulae from Italy in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York." Acta Toscana 1 (1974). p. 28, fig. 4.

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. 23, fig. 36.

Brown, Katharine R. "Two Langobardic Fibulae in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Archeologia Medievale 14 (1987). pp. 447-449, fig. 2.

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. 152, 357, fig. 6e, 13.18.



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