Detail View: The AMICA Library: Pair of Bird Brooches

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.192.175-.176
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Frankish
Creator Name-CRT: 
Frankish
Title: 
Pair of Bird Brooches
View: 
Additional view
Creation Date: 
Second half 6th c.
Creation Start Date: 
550
Creation End Date: 
599
Materials and Techniques: 
Top plate: gold-wrought sheet; repoussé; settings-garnet; wire-beaded; wavy ribbon; granulation. Base plate: silver-cast. Restoration.
Dimensions: 
L. 4 cm, 3.8 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.192.175-.176
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Albert Jumel, Amiens (?); Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
From Marchélepot, France (com. Nésle, dép. Somme)
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30157.tif