Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
first half 6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, garnets with patterned foil backings, pearl;…
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 1/8 in. (2.1 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.153
Not on view
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. 153, p. 26, 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. 238, 347, fig. 20.20.

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