Signet Ring, Copper alloy, Frankish

Signet Ring

Date:
7th century
Geography:
Made in Germany, Niederbreisig
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 x 9/16 in. (2.1 x 1.4 cm)
bezel: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.14
Not on view
From Niederbreisig; 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. 14, p. 6, pl. I.

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. 127, 353, fig. 11.11.

Hadjadj, Reine. Bagues Mérovingiennes: Gaule du Nord. Paris: Chevau-Légers, 2007. no. 368, p. 296.