Disk Brooch, Silver-gilt on iron core, garnet, mother of pearl, Frankish

Disk Brooch

Date:
6th century
Geography:
Made in Herpes, Charente, France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt on iron core, garnet, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
Overall: 15/16 x 1/4 in. (2.4 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.34
Not on view
Herpes (Charente), France; Philippe Delamain Jarnac ; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 18, 1970–March 29, 1970.

Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago. "The Middle Ages: Treasures from The Cloisters and The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 16, 1970–July 5, 1970.

Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 34, p. 10, pl. III.

Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 32B, pp. 76. 254.

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, 345, fig. 20.20.