Germanic, probably made in Constantinople / Buckle / 5thGermanic, probably made in Constantinople

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Creator Nationality: European; Northern European; Germanic
Creator Name-CRT: Germanic, probably made in Constantinople
Title: Buckle
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 400
Creation End Date: 499
Creation Date: 5th
Creation Place: probably Constantinople
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Materials and Techniques: Attachment plate and loop: gold-wrought sheet; cells-garnets (patterned foil). Backplate: gold-wrought; applied to hinge strap. Tongue: gold-wrought.
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
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
AMICA ID: MMA_.1986.341
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2001 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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