Detail View: The AMICA Library: Miniature Square-Headed Brooch

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.17.191.42
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Anglo-Saxon
Creator Name-CRT: 
Anglo-Saxon
Title: 
Miniature Square-Headed Brooch
View: 
Principal view
Creation Date: 
First half 6th c.
Creation Start Date: 
500
Creation End Date: 
550
Materials and Techniques: 
Silver-cast; chased, punched; inlaid-niello; gilt.
Dimensions: 
L. 4 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
17.191.42
Credit Line: 
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Philippe Delamain (?), Jarnac, France; J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
Context: 
From Herpes (?), France (com. Courbillac, dép. Charente)
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30029.tif