Detail View: The AMICA Library: Pair of Animal-Head Brooches

AMICA ID: 
MMA_.1992.59.2-.3
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Costume and Jewelry
Creator Nationality: 
European; Scandinavian
Creator Name-CRT: 
Vendel, made in Scandinavia
Title: 
Pair of Animal-Head Brooches
View: 
Principal view
Creation Date: 
Late 8th c.
Creation Start Date: 
766
Creation End Date: 
799
Materials and Techniques: 
Copper alloy-cast; chased. Pin: copper alloy-wrought .
Style or Period: 
Vendel
Dimensions: 
L. 4.6 cm, 4.4 cm
AMICA Contributor: 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: 
New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 
1992.59.2 -.3
Credit Line: 
Pfeiffer Fund, 1992
Rights: 
Provenance: 
Ex coll.: Private collection, Germany; [Robert Haber & Associates, Inc., Ancient Art, New York]
Related Image Identifier Link: 
MMA_.dp30281.tif