Detail View: The AMICA Library: Earring

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.191.6
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Anatolian; Byzantine
Creator Name-CRT: 
Langobardic or Byzantine
Title: 
Earring
View: 
Principal view
Creation Date: 
6th-7th c.
Creation Start Date: 
500
Creation End Date: 
699
Materials and Techniques: 
Hoop: gold-rod; wire-spirally beaded; granulation; attachment loops. Pendant: gold-wrought sheet; wire-plain, beaded, spirally beaded; granulation; appliques-chased, punched. Suspension loop: gold-strip .
Dimensions: 
H. 5.8 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.191.6
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30346.tif