Green glass but it's French which makes it verre vert. The French should like that. They appreciate their jeux de mots.
Not a statue of a man but it could be. Not a piece of art at all except I have made it so by saying it is one.
Its qualities are visual and tactile at once the material heavy (over a kilo) not so much transparent as translucent the colour from under the sea the surface curved smooth glossy the shape functional admirably suited for its purpose its name embossed on the back (or the front?) giving a clue.
L' ÉLECTRO VERRE redundant insulator from an overhead power cable found object (objet trouvé) from the garden of friends in the Alpes-Maritimes.
This souvenir potential paperweight ornament sculpture is more than all of these.
Souvenir after all is French for memory.
This doesn't give the full impression without a photograph. Luckily, that is available at < flickr.com/photos/48763199@N04/5901032327/ >