Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
late 6th–early 7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Gold, copper alloy, iron pin, glass paste, glass paste cabochons
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/8 x 9/16 in. (4.2 x 1.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.135
Not on view
Férebrianges or Petit-Troussy (Marne), Northern France; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 135, p. 24, pl. VIII.

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. 248, 347, fig. 21.24.

Spier, Jeffrey. Byzantium and the West: Jewelry in the First Millenium. Paris, Chicago and New York: Les Enluminures, 2012. pp. 192, 194, fig. 34.1.

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