Bowl Rome, 1st -3rd century / France, 19th century


measurements: 6,5 x 39,0 x 28,0 cm

A rare Roman 1st – 3rd century luxurious bowl of Egyptian porphyry – the granito antico from Gebel Dokhan  – mounted in Paris in the 2nd half of the 19th century by the famous Escalier company as stated under the vessel`s stand.



concerning the vessel shape: D. Del Bufalo, Porphyr, Turin ²2018, p. 140:V23