Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Cowichan Valley Museum and Archives Seulement les objets numériques

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.9
  • Pièce

A large, circular, vegetable drying basket from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It is of woven construction. The sides and base are one piece. It appears to be made out of thin strips of bamboo and the horizontal bands on the sid...

Almanac

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.19
  • Pièce

A very old Chinese almanac. It has no spine, but the pages are bound together by a red string in four places along the spine edge. Since the Chinese read from right to left, all of the following cover descriptions will be referred to in this way....

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.21a,b
  • Pièce

An Almond Cake Tin (a) and separate lid (b) from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). One end and side of tin are Chinese characters. On the other side and end are the words ALMOND CAKE. The sides of the tin also list the ingredients an...

Fiddle

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.22-.24
  • Pièce

Two-stringed Chinese fiddle like an "ehr-hu” but different in several respects. It is a bulkier instrument and is completely made of wood. The strings are gut, as is the "gold horse”; loops that hold the strings in towards the body alon...

Fiddle

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.28-.30
  • Pièce

Two-stringed Chinese fiddle like an "ehr-hu” but different in several respects. It is a bulkier instrument and is completely made of wood. The strings are gut, as is the "gold horse”; loops that hold the strings in towards the body alon...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.16
  • Pièce

A small Chinese bottle probably used for medicine.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.26
  • Pièce

A Chinese bottle which contained whiskey. It has a ring around the base of the neck and is called a "ring top whiskey" bottle. The glass is dark green. There are Chinese characters on the bottom.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.12
  • Pièce

A Chinese jar made of medium-glazed brown pottery. This is a small jar and a certain amount of trouble was taken with the glazing as it is quite regular and free of most of the imperfections that characterize the glazing of other examples of Chin...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.20
  • Pièce

A small, round, flat-shaped bottle made of clear glass. It possibly contained a medicine which was referred to as a "one-shot" medicine because of the small volume of the bottle.

Sign

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.8
  • Pièce

A wooden sign with three Chinese characters on it. The sign is painted on a single board which has bowed or warped. The symbols mean Quon Chong Grocery.

Picture

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.9
  • Pièce

A picture of two Chinese characters painted in gold on a piece of green silk. It is framed behind glass. There is raised scroll work and vegetative designs on the frame. This is an indoor sign for the Quon Chong Grocery in Duncan's Chinatown...

Tin

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.17-.18
  • Pièce

A "Dried Sliced Beef" tin with lid manufactured by the Yee Yuen Co. H.K., 17 Wing Fung St., W. Hong Kong, Tel.727948. On the lid is a picture of a pastoral North American farm scene. There are Chinese characters all over the tin.

Chemise

  • CA CVM CVM_992.7.5
  • Pièce

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...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_995.37.2
  • Pièce

A small, clear, glass, round bottle. A lip edges the neck. Chinese characters are embossed on one side.

Plate

  • CA CVM CVM_996.3.1
  • Pièce

An earthenware plate in beige and brown. A central pattern is in the style of the 1880's in England when Chinois series was in vogue (the copying of Chinese style and subjects on English China). A brown and cream border incorporates geometri...

Bulb

  • CA CVM CVM_997.69.2
  • Pièce

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
  • Pièce

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.

Doll

  • CA CVM CVM_998.27.15-.17,.20
  • Pièce

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...

Can

  • CA CVM CVM_998.27.39
  • Pièce

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.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_999.22.1
  • Pièce

A brown glass 'SLOAN'S LINIMENT' bottle with a yellow lid and label. The label has a drawing and signature of 'Dr. Earl S. Sloan' and Chinese characters. There is an ingredient list on the side. This product is by 'ST...

Fiddle

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.15,.19-.21
  • Pièce

This three-stringed instrument has a long, thin, wooden neck curved like a cello, the head being scroll like. Three hexagonal pegs fit into the head to hold the strings made of gut. On the neck, near to the head, a bridge made of bone is held by m...

Fiddle

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.25, .27
  • Pièce

Two-stringed Chinese fiddle like an "ehr-hu” but different in several respects. It is a bulkier instrument and is completely made of wood. The strings are gut, as is the "gold horse”; loops that hold the strings in towards the body alon...

Lute

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.34,.36,.37
  • Pièce

Chinese four-stringed instrument that can be described as "mandolin-like". It is made of wood with a short neck attached to a large flat round body. The pegs are large and hexagonal and are set in a curving decorative head. It has a se...

Game

  • CA CVM CVM_984.11.1
  • Pièce

A wooden Chinese checkers board. It is rectangular and is divided into 72 squares (8 x 9), marked off in pencil. The three Chinese figures down the centre are 7, 14 and 21. In the days of steam logging the Chinese would while away the few idle ho...

Drawing

  • CA CVM CVM_001.25.1
  • Pièce

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.

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