Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Brooch, 970–1030
    Ottonian (probably northern Italy)
    Gold with pearls, glass, and cloisonné enamel; Overall 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.191.7)

    This brooch in the shape of a star is decorated with miniature architectural forms constructed of fine gold filigree and granulation. It is the kind of costume adornment worn by high-ranking members of the Ottonian court.

    Related


    On view: Gallery 304
    Move Separator Print
    Close
  • Brooch, 970–1030
    Ottonian (probably northern Italy)
    Gold with pearls, glass, and cloisonné enamel; Overall 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
    Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.191.7)


    Move
    Close