Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item BARK_1993.0002.0009 - Bottle

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1993.0002.0009

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  • 1892 (Creation)
    Wing Lee Wai

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top diameter 2.6 cm; bottom diameter 6.3 cm; height 23 cm

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Wing Lee Wai

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Gift from Mr. J. O. Premischook.

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Circular dark green three-piece mould bottle for holding a red herb wine. Encircling ring on neck. "WING LEE WAI" and seven Chinese characters appear in embossed letters on side. These characters respectively mean 1) Made in Tin Tuin (a city in northern China) 2) Wing Lee Wai Company 3) Distributed in Hong Kong. Note: Green colour due to presence of copper, chromium or iron in the glass. PH1 2006

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