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H: 11 cm
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.
Such jars are largely documented all throughout the Near Eastern world. Our example is simply globular, but nevertheless very elegant.
A beautiful alabaster vessel with slender, narrow proportions accentuated by the more or less translucent veins of the stone.
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