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Bottle, Figure of Pugilist or Boxer

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 14 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (37.1 x 10.5 x 9.5 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 52.110.1a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Alberta P. Locke
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. Condition: Good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION 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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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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