Artist Irish
  • Torque
Date 1200/1000 BC
Medium Gold
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/2 inches, 0.6 ounces (14 cm, 15.9 g)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman in honor of their daughter Martha Jane
Accession Number 54.35
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
Not On View
"Found in County Clare"(?)
collection W. Talbot Ready;
collection Lord Kensington;
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries (dealer), sold 1954 to DIA with gift of funds from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman.
Robinson, F. W., "Eight Examples of Prehistoric Irish Gold, Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 33, nos. 3-4, 1953-54, p. 64-5, ill. p. 65.

Motz, T. A., "A Catalogue of Irish Prehistoric Gold Jewelry in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts," unpublished master's thesis, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1978, no. 3, p. 23-6, pl. VII-VIII.

Motz, T. A., "Irish Gold in Detroit," Bulletin of the Detroit Institue of Arts, vol. 57, no. 2, 1979, p. 85, fig. 1G (article pp. 83-88, group photo p. 82).

"FAMILY ART GAME", DIA Advertising Supplement, DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 27, 1980, p 2 (ill).