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Openwork Plaque

7th–8th century (?)
Made in France
Copper alloy (leaded bronze), "tinned" surface
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/16 x 1/16 in. (7.3 x 5.5 x 0.2 cm)
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Merovingian Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 154, p. 33, pl. XIII.

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.

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