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Bird-Shaped Brooch

Date:
late 6th–early 7th century
Geography:
Made in Northern France
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 7/8 x 5/8 x 3/16 in. (2.3 x 1.6 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.183
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. 183, p. 39, pl. XV.

Die Vogelfibeln der germanischen Völkerwanderungszeit. Bonn: L. Röhrscheid, 1939. no. 522, pp. 56–57, 118, pl. 22.

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