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Ancient Art

Keystone garnet inlaid disc brooch

7th century A.D.

Gilded silver with incised niello border and garnets set in raised gold cells; Bronze hinge, pin, and catchplate.

0.4 cm (3/16 in.)
other: 4.55 cm (1 13/16 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1985.108.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Anglo-Saxon, Kentish
Period: 
Anglo-Saxon, 7th century A.D.
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Collection of Thomas F. Flannery; Michael Ward, Inc., acquired from the above; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1985.

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 269, ill.

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