Disk Brooch, Copper alloy, coated with gold overlay, glass or stone, Frankish

Disk Brooch

Date:
7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy, coated with gold overlay, glass or stone
Dimensions:
Diam. 1 9/16 x 13/16 inches (diam. 3.9 x 2.0 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.97
Not on view
Niederbreisig, 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. 97, p. 13, pl. VII.

Kühn, Herbert. "Die Rundscheiben aus Niederbreisig im Metropolitan Museum." Ipek 11 (1936–37). p. 140, taf. 24, no. 6.

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. 246, 354, fig. 21.16.