Silver-gilt s-shaped plate brooch with bird-head at each end, eyes inserted with garnets, the central motif with several rectangles, one with zigzag, pin-lugs and catchplate to the reverse. Cf. similar brooches from the Frankish cemetery at Monceau-le-Neuf-et-Faucouzy, deptn Aisne, France.
Size: 4.3 cm L - 1 11/16 inches
Material: Silver, Garnets
Culture: Merovingian, c. 5th-6th Century A.D.
Condition: Intact, one garnet inlay missing
Display stand included
Provenance: European private collection of the 1990s.
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Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity
- Silver, Garnets
- Frankish Bird Silver Gilt Brooch
- Century/ Timeframe
- c. 5th-6th Century A.D.
- Good Condition, See Photo