Comb

Date:
6th century
Geography:
Made in Niederbreisig, Germany
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Bone, iron pins
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in. (16.5 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Ivories-Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.123
Not on view
Friedrich Queckenberg (Germany), Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Germanic Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 123, p. 15, pl. IX.

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. 36, 355, fig. 4.15.