The Romans treasured vessels made of rock crystal, and quite a number of small scent bottles belonging to the Early Imperial period are known. There is, however, no parallel for the use of rock crystal for a utensil such as this spoon
ROMAN GOLD MEDICINE SPOON Round bowl with finely embossed openwork handle. Slender, partially twisted handle with a small globular terminal. Century AD (I have one close to this in silver from India for libations.
The Roman silver banquet set from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A decadent meal required an elaborate table service comprising numerous vessels and utensils that were designed to serve both functional and decorative purposes.