Bottle, Figure of Pugilist or Boxer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
14 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (37.1 x 10.5 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Alberta P. Locke
Pressed glass bottle in form of pugilist or boxer (male figure in tights) in two parts. Top half of lilac opaque glass ends at waistband fits over lower half; lower half of frosted glass of man's lower body, includes bottle opening. The figure stands on an attached ovoid base, legs together and arms folded over chest; eyes painted blue and lips painted red.
American. Bottle, Figure of Pugilist or Boxer, late 19th century. Glass, 14 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (37.1 x 10.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alberta P. Locke, 52.110.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.110.1_bw.jpg)
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