Bottle, Figure of Napoleon Bonaparte
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
7 1/4 x 2 x 2 in. (18.4 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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.
American. Bottle, Figure of Napoleon Bonaparte, 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)
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