Detail View: The AMICA Library: Filigree Disk Brooch

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.191.133
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Frankish
Creator Name-CRT: 
Frankish
Title: 
Filigree Disk Brooch
View: 
Principal view
Creation Date: 
Second half 7th c.
Creation Start Date: 
650
Creation End Date: 
699
Materials and Techniques: 
Top plate: gold-wrought sheet; repoussé; settings-glass (blue, flat and cabochon), mother-of-pearl; wire-plain (strip twisted), block twisted. Side, base plate: copper alloy-wrought sheet. Rivets: silver. Restoration.
Dimensions: 
D. 5.4 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.191.133
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
From Férebrianges or Petit-Troussy (Marne), France
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30208.tif