American. <em>Bottle, Figure of Napoleon Bonaparte</em>, late 19th century. Glass, 7 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. (18.4 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.277. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.277_acetate_bw.jpg)

Bottle, Figure of Napoleon Bonaparte


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. (18.4 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.277

Image: 40.277_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass bottle molded into the shape of the figure of Napoleon who wears a military uniform and stands with his proper right hand on chest and proper left hand on belt. Mouth of bottle extends upward from top of his "fur-covered" helmet. Image is a caricature.

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