Brooch

Brooch
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 27cm x 22cm

Description

Anglo-Saxon jewelled disc brooch; two of the originally five domed shell elements are still preserved with their garnets; the disc is covered by concentric cloisonne ornament with four arms; the areas between the arms are filled with cloisonne circles and gold inlays with filigree borders

Image Details

Date
 
7th century
Accession Number
 
AN1972.1401
Material
 
gold; garnet; glass; shell

image © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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