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Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Lombardy (made)

  • Date:

    500-700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold with rubies, emeralds and garnets

  • Museum number:

    6570-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 3, shelf C, box 6

Physical description

Earring, the stones a later replacment; gold with filigree decoration, rubies, emeralds and garnets

Place of Origin

Lombardy (made)

Date

500-700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold with rubies, emeralds and garnets

Descriptive line

Earring, Lombard Kingdom, about 500-700, the stones a later replacment; gold with filigree decoration, rubies, emeralds and garnets

Labels and date

EARRING
Gold enriched with filigree, rubies and emeralds and hung with garnets.
Lombard; 6th or 7th century []

Production Note

Lombard kingdom

Materials

Gold; Rubies; Emerald; Ruby; Emerald; Garnet

Techniques

Filigree

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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