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Bird Fibula
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Bird Fibula


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description A silver gilt small bird-shaped fibula with the beak missing, similar to one found in a Frankish grave at Cologne.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/24/1960Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Mr. Alastair Bradley Martin, Glen Head, Long Island [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. Alastair Bradley Martin, 1949

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Period
6th century
Medium
silver gilt
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1834
Measurements
H: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
Geographies
  • France (Place of Origin)
  • Germany, Rhineland (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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