- Museum number
Disc brooch - composite: upper copper alloy sheet with four collared triangular settings of clear or pale green glass in cruciform arrangement around central blue cabochon; repoussé pseudo-filigree; cast copper alloy base-plate with border a flat rib.
- Production date
Diameter: 4.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Pair with 1902,1108.8
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number