Detail View: The AMICA Library: Buckle

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.1986.341
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Northern European; Germanic
Creator Name-CRT: 
Germanic, probably made in Constantinople
Title: 
Buckle
View: 
Additional view
Creation Date: 
5th
Creation Start Date: 
400
Creation End Date: 
499
Materials and Techniques: 
Attachment plate and loop: gold-wrought sheet; cells-garnets (patterned foil). Backplate: gold-wrought; applied to hinge strap. Tongue: gold-wrought.
Creation Place: 
probably Constantinople
Dimensions: 
L. 3.4 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
1986.341
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Rogers Fund, Alastair B. Martin, Norbert Schimmel Foundation, Inc., and Levey Hermanos Foundation , Inc., Gifts and Funds from various donors, 1986
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: David Egger, Budapest; Samuel Egger, Vienna; [sale Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London 1891]; Lt. General Augustus Pitt-Rivers, Farnham, Dorset, England; [Alistair McAlpine, London, 1986]; [Michael Ward, Inc., New York]
Context: 
From Komárom-Szöny, Hungary
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30263.tif