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
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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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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.
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