Description The stylized bird terminal on this pin is ornamented with a chevron pattern and originally had an inlaid eye (the stone is now missing). The patterning of the bird is a variation on the cloisonné style popular among the Franks in the 6th century.
- 4000 Years of Modern Art. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1953-1957.
- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Collection of Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 12, 1949, no. 276; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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