This example was blown in a gold-amber glass with beautiful and varied white streaks. The slightly asymmetrical shape is characterized by a piriform body, which tapers in the upper part and terminates in a cylindrical neck and a flat lip.
This thick-walled bowl is outstanding both for its excellent state of preservation and for its perfect shape. It was molded and pressed in light green glass, while the finish was obtained by polishing and by grinding.
Vessels in the shape of dates, which look very realistic with the vertical grooves imitating the wrinkles of the dried fruit, are among the most famous and popular glass vases of the early Imperial period.