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Slipper, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0332.0001.A-B
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A pair of black silk satin Chinese shoes for a child or a woman with bound feet. The shoes have an embroidered floral design and a band of white and light green silk satin. The fretted embroidered design makes a border around the opening at the to...

Ornament, hair

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0372.0001
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A Chinese, ornamental comb of ivory, tortoiseshell, and bamboo. Two sets of fine tortoiseshell teeth are located on opposite sides of an ivory, central, cylindrical shaft or column. The ivory column has been overlaid with lengths of dark brown, sp...

Sword

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0373.0001
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A wooden, carved and polished Chinese ceremonial sword. The blade of the sword resemble a very elongated triangle, and is trinagular in cross-section. The blade is beige coloured and the dark-brown hilt tapers from the centre towards the ends, and...

Sword

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0374.0001
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A wooden, carved and polished Chinese ceremonial sword. The blade of the sword resemble a very elongated triangle, and is trinagular in cross-section. The blade is beige coloured and the dark-brown haft tapers from the centre towards the ends, and...

Holder, flag

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0375.0001
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A rectangularly shaped red painted Chinese wooden flag holder. The artifact initially consists of four rectangular longitudinal support members. Two of these supports join end segments, while the other two join vertical supports. Decorative compon...

Flute

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0377.0001
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One Chinese bamboo flute.

Weight

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0378.0001
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An hourglass shape weight bearing the Chinese characters "4 ounces".

Problematical

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0379.0001
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One Chinese object, function unknown.

Pipe, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0380.0001
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Six sided tin opium pipe. Mouthpiece project at a 45 degree angle from mid-point on the pipe.

Inkwell

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0381.0001
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Rectangular glazed ceramic inkwell. Lid missing. Light blue coloured slip with dark blue painted abstract designs on all sides.

Coin, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0382.0001
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Single brass coin. Tao Kuang Imperial reign. Chinese letters transcribed in paper catalogue records. Diagram. Ph1 2006 Circular with a square opening in centre. PH3 2008

Coin

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0383.0001
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A stack of brass Chinese coins held together by a segment of string. Ch'ien Lung imperial reign. Chinese markings on the artifacts. Possibly Fan tan coins. 1994 09 13 - Per H. de Vink - a number of coins were utilized for the handle segment o...

Pipe, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0384.0001
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A six sided all metal opium pipe. The artifact consists of nine segments of metal which have been rolled into six sided shapes, and then the edges of which have been joined together. The pipe has been repectively encirlced by a band of paper, and ...

Lid, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0385.0001
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All brass Fan Tan lid. Dome base with circular tapered handle. Indentified by R. Candy. Chinese coil design on top of handle.

Cleaver

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0386.0001
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A Chinese meat cleaver. A nail hole is in the tip of the blade. Parallel circumferential grooves in the handle.

Cleaver

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0387.0001
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A very large food chopper. Steel blade, circular wooden handle with tow metal bands around it.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0388.0001.AandB
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A) Bears Date. 7th dawn of the midsummer month 1891. Urn like object standing on four curved legs, narrow waist, with two pierced handles on the top. "A" stands upon a base. B) Base has four short legs, perforated on the top with the Chi...

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0389.0001
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Chinese altarpiece. Square base with vertical element. Two square mouldings around the vertical element.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0389.0002
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Stands on four short legs. First section is narrow waist from square aperture At top of first section a second section emerges. Second section tapers from the top to the bottom square in cross section. A 15.3 cm. shaft (hollow, square in cross sec...

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0390.0001
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A large candlestick like object on four short legs, square in cross section. Tapers from bottom and top to a large centre section.

Altarpiece

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0390.0002
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One Chinese altar piece.

Chopper, food

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0391.0001
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One Chinese chopping device.

Cutter, tobacco

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0392.0001
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Half circle wooden base made of two pieces of wood. Thin wooden cutting pad affixed to base. A 130mm blade with a 180mm handle. Blade attached to base at tip by a rotating clasp. Condition: Fair. Base: 295mm x 190mm x 40mm Cutter: 320mm x 50mm.

Box, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0394.0001.A-B
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Brass box with telescoping lid. Lid has company stamp in Chinese writing on it. Name of company active in Quesnel Forks in 1880's. Condition: Some corrosion, otherwise good.

Tin, opium

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1980.0394.0001.AandB
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980.394.1 A W. 6.6 cm. H. 9.6 cm. D. 4.3 cm. 980.394.1 B L. 6.7 cm. W. 4.2 cm. H. 1.3 cm. Rectangular brass opium tin. No markings on body area. Embossed Chinese characters in upper surface of the lid. Chinese letters have been transcribed in pape...

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