Detail View: The AMICA Library: Pair of Cloisonné Disk Brooches

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.191.137,.150
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Frankish
Creator Name-CRT: 
Frankish
Title: 
Pair of Cloisonné Disk Brooches
View: 
Principal view
Creation Date: 
First half 6th c.
Creation Start Date: 
500
Creation End Date: 
550
Materials and Techniques: 
Inset circular disk: silver-wrought sheet; cells-garnets (flat and faceted, patterned foil), emeralds; gilt. Side: silver-wrought sheet; wire-beaded; gilt. Base plate: silver-wrought sheet.
Dimensions: 
D. 2.7 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.191.137,.150
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
From Rosay, France (com. Val-de-Vière, dép. Marne) in 1903
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30122.tif