Bow Brooch, Silver-gilt, niello, garnet, iron pin, Frankish

Bow Brooch

Date:
mid-6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, niello, garnet, iron pin
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (8.4 x 5 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.186
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
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. 12, fig. 11.