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Box

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-249-001a-k
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The base of this object is in an octagonal shape that is a shiny black color with a slight lip around its top edge where the lid sits. The object is slightly raised on square feet which are situated at each pointed intersections of the octagon. In...

Box, Jewelry

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-968-024-005
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This object is a rectangular jewelry box. The box is made of a wood and has both a lid and base that are hollowed out. The wood in the lid is a light brown and in the container piece dark brown although neither has a finish on them. The lid is sep...

Brick, Tea

  • CA KMS KMS_E-985-008-001
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This object is a large rectangular brick of compressed black tea. The tea brick is compact and quite heavy and is a dark brown color. On one side of the brick there is a design of what appears to be a Chinese temple with two trees growing on eithe...

Broom, Whisk

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-258-001
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The handle of this object is a small cylindrical piece of wood that is rounded at the top with a hole in it. Inserted into the hole is a metal loop presumably for hanging the broom the broom up after use. This loop has a metal stick which goes str...

Brush, Paint

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-975-023-006
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The main body of the object is made from wood that is possibly bamboo and has been painted a dark green/black color. The handle is cylindrical and on the end is attached a white piece of plastic as a cap. In the top of the cylindrical piece of woo...

Brush, Paint

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-975-023-009
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The main body of the object is made from brown wood that is possibly bamboo. The handle is cylindrical with a hole in the end. In the top of the cylindrical piece of wood there are short bristles inserted which make up the tip of the brush. The br...

Brush, Paint

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-239-001a-b
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A: The main body of the object is made from a light brown/yellow colored wood that is possibly bamboo. The handle is cylindrical with a hole in the end. In the top of the cylindrical piece of wood there are short bristles inserted which make up th...

Brush, Paint

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-975-023-005a-b
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A: The main body of the object is made from a light brown/yellow colored wood that is possibly bamboo. The handle is cylindrical with a hole in the end. In the top of the cylindrical piece of wood there are short bristles inserted which make up th...

Brush, Paint

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-204-004
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The main body of the object is made from light brown/yellow wood that is possibly bamboo. The handle is cylindrical with a hole in the end that has been filled some sort of black substance. In the top of the cylindrical piece of wood there are fai...

Burner

  • CA KMS KMS_HG-995-002-004a-b
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This is a small barrel-shaped Chinese container with lid that was used for burning incense. The lid has recessed centre with five openings where the incense was presumably placed to be burnt. The lid is sea foam green with light green vine designs...

Button

  • CA KMS KMS_HG-998-027-001
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Blue circular button with white printing "Thumbs up for China/ United China Relief"; straight pin at back.

Cage, Insect

  • CA KMS KMS_E-984-020-001
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The frame of the cage is made from thick rectangular bars which have slightly beveled ends and make up the four corner pieces of the cage. Running horizontally just below the top and above the bottom of these pieces are slightly shorter rectangula...

Carrying Case

  • CA KMS KMS_E-985-015-002
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This object is a wooden carrying case for weights and scale balancing tools. It is made of a brown wood that has a slightly shiny finish. The object is made of two halves that are held together by a small metal tack at the top of the handle and a ...

Carving

  • CA KMS KMS_2000.121.001a-h
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Five minute carved bone animals; two red bean seeds, one hollowed out with bone stopper for storage of animals.

Carving

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-053-008
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This object is the bust of a male figure which is made of Rosewood and is a Wat Yuen head. The object is completely a dark crimson color wood with just two small glass eyes which are white with black center. The shoulders of the figure make up the...

Case, Cigarette

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-973-010-018ab
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Cigarette case has a rectangular shaped metal box with lid that comes off. There are Asian language symbols on the top center of the lid. The lid is slightly bent on the corners to fit in the box. There is are different Asian language symbols on t...

Chinese Almanac

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-493
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A book published by Hong Ming Bros. Printing Press in Hong Kong. A almanac also known as a "Book of Calendar" which is written in Chinese. The text is mainly black interspered with some red lettering and images. The book has a red cover ...

Chinese Almanac

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-492
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A Chinese Almanac published c. 1945 titled "Book of Calendar". This book is written in Chinese and bound down the spine with string.

Chinese Almanac

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-494
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Published by Ng Kwai Tong bookstore in Hong Kong this book is titled 'Book of Calendar'. It is a 1959 Almanac written in Chinese with a string binding down its side.

Chinese Book - Bright Hot Treasure Rules

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-461
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Published Canton City (no. 7 block) bookstore in China. The titled translated literally mean "Bright Hot Treasure Rules". It is a book of moral guidelines, following the philosophy of Confucious, to help Chinese citizens develop good hab...

Chinese Book - Guidelines to Rebuild China

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-484
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Published in Shanghai in December of 1918 this book is titled 'Guidelines to Rebuild China' and was written by Dr. Sun Yet Sen. Written in Chinese and paper bound the title page and back page are both tearing away from the book.

Chinese Book - Last Day Alarm

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-464
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Published by Signs of the Times Publishing House c. 1921 in Shanghai. Written by R.F Cartell the book is titled 'Last Day Alarm' and is a Chinese translation from the original English. The book is a black hardcover with golden and red de...

Chinese Book - Medical Prescriptions

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-465
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Published by Shaun-Woo Publisher in 1927in Shanghai this book is titled 'Medical Prescriptions'. The book is a well-known series of medical recipes and prescriptions and is written in Chinese.

Chinese Book - One Year in Soviet Russia

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-985-463
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Published in Shanghai in 1923 this book written by Kiang Kang-Hu is titled 'One Year in Soviet Russia'. The author (whose photograph appears directly after the table of contents) observes the lifestyle, politics, and sights of Russia in ...

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