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5th century B.C., 6th century B.C.
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.
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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