Detail View: The AMICA Library: Filigree Disk Brooch

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.191.21
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: 
First half 7th c.
Creation Start Date: 
600
Creation End Date: 
650
Materials and Techniques: 
Top plate: gold-wrought sheet; repoussé; settings-glass (clear-red glazing on underside); wire-beaded; granulation. Backplate: copper alloy. Rivets: silver.
Dimensions: 
D. 2.6 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.191.21
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Abbé Hamard, Hermes (?); Albert Jumel, Amiens(?); J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
From Hermes, France (com. Noailles, dép. Oise) in 1897
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30504.tif