Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Disk Brooch

Date:
first half 7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver, glass paste or garnet, meersham(?), metal foil,remnant iron pin
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/16 x 7/16 in. (3 x 1.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.217
Not on view
Niederbreisig, western Germany; Friedrich Queckenberg (Germany), Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Germanic Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 217, p. 22, pl. XVI.

Kühn, Herbert. "Die Rundscheiben aus Niederbreisig im Metropolitan Museum." Ipek 11 (1936–37). p. 140, taf. 24, no. 3.

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