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Earring

Earring

  • Place of origin:

    Europe

  • Date:

    500-700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, pierced

  • Museum number:

    805-1893

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 3, shelf C, box 5

Physical description

Lunate earring with confronted peacocks and a cross pattee; gold with openwork decoration

Place of Origin

Europe

Date

500-700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, pierced

Dimensions

Height: 5.2 cm, Width: 3.9 cm, Depth: 0.4 cm

Descriptive line

Lunate earring with confronted peacocks and a cross pattee, Byzantine Empire, 500-700; gold with openwork decoration

Production Note

Byzantine Empire

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Pierced

Subjects depicted

Peacock; Cross

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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