Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item NAN_2003.086.009 - Chinese Teapot (Food Service T&E)

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Chinese Teapot (Food Service T&E)

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CA NAN NAN_2003.086.009

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  • 2003-09-18 (Creation)
    Mah, Marion

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china, paint, glaze, wire

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Mah, Marion

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The tea pot is from the estate of Dick Mah and may have belonged to his grandparent, Bing Kee Mah. The tea pot is c. 1850.

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The tea pot is in fair condition; the lid is missing; a large chip is missing from the rim; a crack runs from the rim down the side and across the bottom of the tea pot; another crack runs from the other crack across the pot above the handle attachment about 9.5 cm.; another crack runs from the chip down about 4 cm. And has been glued.

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3.6 MiB


September 30, 2015 2:15 PM

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