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Disk Brooch

Date:
6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy, gilded, mother-of-pear; garnets and green glass inlaid with silver foil backings; copper alloy back, no spring/pin extant
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 x 11/16 in. (2.6 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.17
464864

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