Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Bow

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.9-.10
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Bows for Chinese stringed instruments or "fiddles". Made of bamboo or possibly wisteria. They are strung with horsehair.

Bow

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.7-.8
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Bows for Chinese stringed instruments or "fiddles". They are made of bamboo or possibly wisteria. They are usually strung with horsehair.

Bowl

  • CA CVM CVM_997.21.2
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A Chinese ceramic bowl. Inside is green with white edges. The bottom is green and the base has a green border. All colours except the interior and bottom green are applied with a thick paint. The word "China" is carved on the bottom, pe...

Bowl

  • CA CVM CVM_009.36.14
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A wooden, hand-carved bowl with Chinese lettering and leaves carved into it.

Box

  • CA CVM CVM_981.327.1
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Wooden jewelry box with an attached lid. It is enameled in a deep red colour with a black and gold oriental design. The lid is hinged at the back. There is a lock at the front.

Box

  • CA CVM CVM_988.26.1-.17
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A black, papier-mâché, lacquered box with handles on both ends and feet. There is an oval mirror inside the lid. The top tray (.002) lifts out and has fifteen sections. Partition holders (.005, .009, .010, .011) are for the top tray Two decorate...

Brush

  • CA CVM CVM_999.38.74-.75
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A Chinese bamboo brush with a lid. It was used to do calligraphy, sumi and watercolors. There are Chinese characters on it written in green and red. The brush itself is made of little fine white hairs. Donated with artist's box (CVM 999.038....

Bulb

  • CA CVM CVM_997.69.2
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A green, red and white Chinese lantern-shaped Christmas bulb with raised ribs encircling it. To be used on a string of Christmas lights.

Bulb

  • CA CVM CVM_997.69.3
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A pink, white and green Chinese lantern-shaped Christmas bulb with raised ribs encircling it. To be used on a string of Christmas lights. At the base is a loop where a tassel may have hung.

Burner

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.16
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A tin incense burning container with Chinese designs and characters in red and gold. The container holds powder which may be incense, the ashes thereof, or meant to have incense sticks put in it and held upright. There are sticks jutting upright ...

Burner

  • CA CVM CVM_997.5.40
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A squat, square-shaped, black pottery container. The base is curved on the bottom. There is a central hole 4mm. in diameter. The body has indentations at each corner. Above this is a circular section tapering toward the neck with five raised Chi...

Burner

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.15
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A tin incense burning container with Chinese designs and characters in red and gold. The container holds powder which may be incense, the ashes thereof, or meant to have incense sticks put in it and held upright. The back of this container has a ...

Calendar

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.30
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A six-page, 12 month calendar from the Bank of Montreal. It consists of a back sheet, to which the pages (2 months each) are attached, on the lower half. On the upper half is a black and white sketch titled; Pender Street at Main Vancouver China...

Calendar

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.28
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A 12-page, 12-month 1975 calendar from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. It consists of a single, rectangular sheet with the smaller, individual calendar pages, attached near the bottom of the sheet. Occupying most of the sheet is a copy o...

Can

  • CA CVM CVM_998.27.39
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An earthenware or terracotta watering can. It is reddish-brown in color and has a handle and a spout on the sides. There are various Chinese characters on the side and bottom.

Cape

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.4
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A child's cape. The inside is light blue and the outside is black with turquoise lining. The middle of the front and back are dark pink lined with a floral ribbon. There are gold buttons across the top and down the sides.

Checkers

  • CA CVM CVM_981.185.1a,b
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A Chinese checkerboard and box called 'HOP CHING CHECKERS'. It is very colourful with yellow clouds and green dragons. There is a small wooden ridge nailed on around the edges. The name 'VAUX' is written on the back of the b...

Chemise

  • CA CVM CVM_992.7.5
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A white cotton chemise, predominantly hand sewn. There may be some machine sewing which would have been done by the Chinese. The family brought many clothes with them from Formosa. The seams are flat fell, the arm and neck holes are decorated wi...

Coin

  • CA CVM CVM_998.17.6
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A light bronze or metal, round coin with a small square hole in the middle. It has a plain border around the edges with Chinese characters between the border and hole.

Coin

  • CA CVM CVM_998.17.8
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A light bronze or metal, round coin with a small square hole in the middle. It has a plain border around the edges with Chinese characters between the border and hole.

Coin

  • CA CVM CVM_998.17.7
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A light bronze or metal, round coin with a small square hole in the middle. It has a plain border around the edges with Chinese characters between the border and hole.

Dish

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.13
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A small Chinese soya sauce dish.

Doll

  • CA CVM CVM_998.27.15-.17,.20
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A plastic mechanical Asian doll wearing a light green and yellow dress with a red ribbon on the front. The doll has black hair that is in a braid. She has a plastic magnetic plate on the top of her head to carry a jug. Two plastic jugs (CVM 998.0...

Drawing

  • CA CVM CVM_001.25.1
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A picture done in charcoal and pastel of Duncan's Chinatown in black, yellow, red and blue. It is in a black and gold frame with white and red matting. On the back of the frame it has "The Little Gallery Limited" stamped in blue.

Dress

  • CA CVM CVM_008.91.1
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A long, blue, silk, Chinese-style dress with a red collar. There are five red, circular fasteners up the side, one on the shoulder and one on the collar.

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