Hairpin, Bronze-gilt, Frankish

Hairpin

Date:
500–700
Geography:
Made in Niederbreisig, Germany
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Bronze-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (a-c): 5 5/16 x 9/16 in. (13.5 x 1.5 cm)
a knop only: 7/8 x 9/16 in. (2.2 x 1.5 cm)
b part of a shaft only: 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. (5.7 x 0.3 cm)
c lower part of a shaft only: 2 3/16 x 3/16 in. (5.6 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.124a-c
Not on view
Niederbreisig, Germany; 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. 124, p. 16, pl. X.