Detail View: The AMICA Library: Filigree Disk Brooch

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.193.127
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: 
7th c.
Creation Start Date: 
600
Creation End Date: 
699
Materials and Techniques: 
Top plate: gold-wrought sheet; settings-chalcedony, garnets, glass (amber and blue cabochons); wire-spirally beaded (strip twisted). Base plate: copper alloy-cast. Rivets: silver.
Dimensions: 
D. 4.1 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.193.127
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Friedrich Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
From Niederbreisig (Rheinland Pfalz, Germany)
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30476.tif