So the project in the VCA Studio and Materials class was to take a found object from an opp shop or a $2 shop and present it as a credible item in a gallery - the emphasis on presentation and contextualisation.
A key reference was Haim Steinbach who uses found objects in his work.
Here is my found object, mounted on white perspex. I love the geometry and materiality of the object.
And here is the original purpose