Chinese Coins (Exchange Medium)
- CA NAN NAN_1999.561.001 - .011
Said to be original examples of Chinese coins dating from 1644-1911, though this seems unlikely, they are more likely modern reproductions of old coins, they were purchased by the donor from an importer in Vancouver as a set and apparently display...
Chinese Soup Bowl (Food Service T&E)
- CA NAN NAN_2003.083.002 (a-c)
The soup bowl, lid, and saucer were used for formal dinners at the Rendezvous Restaurant in Nanaimo.
Dragon Figurehead (Art)
- CA NAN NAN_2014.067.001
The figurehead was carved in Hong Kong and was mounted on the Rendezvous Cruiser: the bathtub entry for the Diners' Rendezvous restaurant. The distinctive red tub could be seen speeding around the harbour in the late 1960's and early 197...