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3rd century A.D.
Complete and virtually intact. Minimal chips and superficial deposits. Traces of iridescent patina.
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 vessel was carved from a granite pebble with black and white mottling. The elliptical shape of this miniature bowl is unusual and technically hard to achieve.
To the eyes of the modern viewer, this large glazed ceramic bowl is outstanding for its aesthetic qualities resulting from the formal simplicity and the turquoise color.
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