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Artist Sakwa, Hap
Title Against That Which All Else is Measured
Date 1985/ /
Material Poplar, maple, lacquer, violin neck circa 1780
Height (in) 17.5
Width (in) 17
Depth (in) 12.5
Credit line The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Center Purchase
Accession Number 1995.01.01.202P
Object ID Number 1995.01.01.202
Object Number OBJ 61
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Signed Name Hap Sakwa
Sig Loc Signed on bottom
Inscription Text Signed: Hap Sakwa 2/86 Against That Which All Else is Measured
Notes Here, in "Against That Which All Else Is Measured", Sakwa combines turned, constructed, and one found object (the violin neck), each component representing a measure or standard. This is Sakwa's last in a series of compote turnings with arranged objects.