Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Ancestral Implement
  • Richard M. Hollander
    born: Newark, New Jersey, United States ; died: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Ancestral Implement, 1979
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, steel
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 1422 x 546 x 349 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 56 x 21 1/2 x 13 3/4 in
  • Gift of Virginia Jennings Nadeau and Richard Pierre Nadeau
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0117

On a square wooden base sits a slightly smaller square steel base. Perpendicular to the base is one square-ish shape with an extension to the left which is bolted to another extension which is attached to another square-ish shape above the first. There are four bolts on the base (one at each corner), three bolts in the top form, two on the bottom form and one where they join.