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S-Shaped Brooch

Date:
6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-cast relief and settings; chased, punched; niello inlay; garnets, gilt.
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. (4 x 2.9 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.4
Not on view
[ Stanislas Baron, Paris]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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. 350.



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