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4th century A.D.
H: 25.5 cm
Complete and in good condition but body glued from several fragments. Abundant traces of iridescent patina and some limestone remains.
This blown glass bottle is transparent, but shows pale gray shades. The patina adds a beautiful polychromy ranging from gold to violet-blue, whose appearance depends on the light.
This core-formed bowl is simply decorated with lathe-cut grooves just below the lip. The base is slightly concave.
A beautiful alabaster vessel with slender, narrow proportions accentuated by the more or less translucent veins of the stone.
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