Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item NAN_1994.013.002 (a-c) - Ginger Jar (Food T&E)

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Ginger Jar (Food T&E)

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CA NAN NAN_1994.013.002 (a-c)

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  • 1994-09-28 (Creation)
    Murdoch, J., Mrs.

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ceramic, earthenware; glaze; grass, bamboo

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Murdoch, J., Mrs.

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Donation; Dimension are for ginger jar with lid on.

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Donor, Mrs. Murdoch, purchased the ginger in Nanaimo's Chinatown during the early period of her marriage, which had been in 1939.

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Excellent condition. Bamboo handles are brittle. White accretion on cork.

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3.5 MiB


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