Silvered cooper alloy set in gold
Frankish, 7th century AD
H. 4cm; Cross 2.2×2.2cm; Weight 4g each
A unique pair of earrings set in modern gold suspenders; a creation of Galerie Rhéa. The two crosses were parts of a belt buckle.
Cf. The Metropolitan Museum, N. Y., a gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917; Accession Number: 17.191.265
Condition: Intact, wearable, beautiful patina
Provenance: The crosses were property of Mr. W. K., Zurich, before 1970
Item reference: JE1260