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Object Name Bottle, Impossible
Catalog Number 1964.6.1
Date 1900-1950
Material(s) Glass/Wood
Dimensions H-7.25 Dia-2.5 inches
Description This piece is a scene in a bottle. The piece inside has an arched altar guarded by two figures that appear to be soldiers. The arches are painted with black an white stripes with lamps at the top. There are palm trees on the four corners of the central pedestal. The central piece is a post with silver leaves applied. The top of the post has a level with a ribbon that reads "IMKI." Behind the post is a ladder and flag pole or spear.
Notes Old notes proclaim this to be a Christmas scene inside a bottle.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Models
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS