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Buckle

Date:
6th–7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 11/16 x 1/8 in. (2 x 1.7 x 0.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.137b
Not on view
Niederbreisig, Germany; Friedrich Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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