Just for fun, who can identify this objet d'art and locate where it is on display? Here's a clue: it's found within the city limits of Los Angeles, and there's a story behind it. Past and present members of a certain venerable L.A. institution—you know who you are—should recuse themselves. Email your guesses and I'll pay homage on the blog to readers who know their city and come up with the correct answers.
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Photo: LA Observed/Sean Roderick