Radiate-head bow brooch

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Southern Germany
late 5th to 1st deca.des of 6th century
Silver, gilding, niello, glass, iron
82 x 45 x 15 mm
Thaw Collection
2012.2:100
Provenance: 
Bastiaan Blok, Noordwijk; Joseph G. Gerena Fine Art, New York; from which acquired on 7 October 2004, by Eugene V. Thaw, New York and Santa Fe.
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Gammertingen type. Cf. Adams.

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