American. <em>Bottle, Figure of French Soldier</em>, late 19th century. Glass, 11 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (29.2 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.280. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.280_bw.jpg)

Bottle, Figure of French Soldier


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (29.2 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)


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

Accession Number: 40.280

Image: 40.280_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Frosted glass bottle molded into the shape of a French soldier holding a gun by the end of the barrel, while the stock rests near his proper right foot; he wears a knapsack on his back. The soldier strides slightly forward with proper left foot in front of a tree stump (visible from rear) and stands on a domed base; his round hat forms the mouth of the bottle.

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