Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Belt Buckle Plate

Date:
6th–7th century
Geography:
Made in northern shore, Black Sea
Culture:
Ostrogothic
Medium:
Silver with garnets, gilt.
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/8in. (4.3 x 8.8 x 0.9cm) 3 7/16in. (8.8cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1895
Accession Number:
95.15.104a
Not on view
Samuel T. Baxter, Florence (until 1895)
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame. "The Arts of Christian Antiquity," October 1, 1957–October 30, 1957.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 18, 1970–March 29, 1970.

Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 16, 1970–July 5, 1970.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mediaeval Jewelry: A Picture Book. 2nd ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. pl. 9.

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. 30, pp. 72-3, 254.

Brown, Katharine R. "If Only the Dead Could Talk: An Update on the East German and Hunnish Jewelry Collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Ancient Jewelry and Archaeology, edited by Adriana Calinescu. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. p. 227, fig. 4.

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. 339.



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