Detail View: The AMICA Library: Pair of Bracelets

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.190.1670-.1671
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Anatolian; Byzantine
Creator Name-CRT: 
Byzantine
Title: 
Pair of Bracelets
View: 
Additional view
Creation Date: 
6th-7th c.
Creation Start Date: 
500
Creation End Date: 
699
Materials and Techniques: 
Face: top plate-gold-wrought sheet, rod; settings-pearl, sapphire; backplate-gold-wrought sheet; scribed, punched, engraved. Band: top plate-gold-wrought sheet, rod; settings-amethyst, emerald plasma, glass, quartz, pearl, sapphire (silver liners in setti
Dimensions: 
D. 8.2 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.190.1670-.1671
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: [Maurice Nahman, Cairo]; J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
Said to have been found near Assiƻt or Antinoƫ (Upper Egypt)
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30635.tif