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10th century A.D., 9th century A.D.
H: 5.6 cm
Complete, in very good condition.
This small jar is more elaborate in shape than most other contemporary stone vessels. The perfectly globular body stands on its own despite the absence of base.
Hammered from a single sheet of silver, this phiale is outstanding both for its quality and for its weight. All decorations were carried out in repoussé work.
A beautiful alabaster vessel with slender, narrow proportions accentuated by the more or less translucent veins of the stone.
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