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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
550–600
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnet and foil
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 x 1/4 in. (3.2 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.127
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 127, p. 22, pl. 7.

"Die Chronologie der Vogelfibeln." Ipek 10 (1935). no. 75, p. 84, pl. 20.

Die Vogelfibeln der germanischen Völkerwanderungszeit. Bonn: L. Röhrscheid, 1939. no. 446, p. 110, pl. 19.

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. 15, fig. 18.

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. 239, 346, fig. 20.25.



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