Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Counter Plate of a Belt Buckle

Date:
4th–7th century
Geography:
Made in Burgundy
Culture:
Frankish or Burgundian
Medium:
Iron, silver inlay and copper alloy rivets with incised borders
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (7.3 x 5.2 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.209.3
Not on view
Unknown Source
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. 296, 359, fig. 24.7.



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