Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Matchbook

  • CA SMA SMA_993.047.002
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A stack (4 across, 8 wide) of wooden matches, called Chinese matches; this packet was bought in Vancouver in the early 1900's. The ends of the matches were dipped in sulphur.

Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.012
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Shallow dish (lid) made of tan-coloured clay, [probably Chinese.?] Circular in shape, has a flat brim around edge, and rounded bottom.

Pot

  • CA SMA SMA_985.008.001
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Six sided ginger pot in green glaze. Each of the six panels has a different floral pattern. A pattern also appears around the neck of the pot.

Basket and Cover

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .334
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Rectangular basket with cover in the form of another similar basket which covers it completely. Woven in this shape with a support provided only by a thick rim indicating that the basket was probably steamed or shaped over a form to obtain the rec...

Necklace

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .260
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String of seventy-two deep (cobalt) blue transparent glass beads of circular shape; bubbles visible in the glass. Beads are quite uniform in shape and size. Chalky interiors.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .254
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Clear glass cylindrical container, straight sides. Some bubbles visible in glass. Cork stopper in top, sealed with clear wax. Some Chinese characters visible on side of bottle. Paper label, with black printing--a man's photograph and Chinese ...

Jar

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .249
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Stoneware/pottery ginger jar, hexagonal shape, raised floral motifs on sides under green glaze. Open bamboo lacing surrounding jar, and handles attached to casing to carry pot. Seal on top of pot appears to have been cut around but possibly never ...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .244
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Clear, glass bottle, circular base. Still contains some of original contents which are dark brown, and a dark brown residue covers the inside of the bottle. Paper labels on outside with Chinese characters on them. Bottle has seam lines down sides ...

Drum

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .240
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Wooden drum made of unknown wood, pale gold in colur. Drum is hollow inside, but the wooden walls are quite thick. Chinese characters in black on side of drum. Recorded information "Found in verge of Canora Rd. Characters read--"New Chin...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_972.J.529
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Transparent, deep green, glass bottle, circular base. No seams visible. Possibly contained wine. Mouth will take a cork stopper. Recorded as possibly Chinese.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_972.055.821
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Small old Chinese medicine bottle.

Bowl

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.043
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Large wooden bowl made from one solid piece of wood - wood unknown, very dark inside, posssibly stained or darkened by use. Probably hand turned. Slightly oval in shape. Recorded as "used for bean sprouting by Chinese". Diameter approx. ...

Pot

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.037
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Stone ware pottery jug - squat shape, glazed dark brown outside. Has mouth that will take a cork stopper and a small spout to pour with. Described as "soya sauce pot" & illustrated pgs. 99-100 Vol. 2. Western Canadian Bottle Collecti...

Scale, Box

  • CA SMA SMA_992.017.001 a-c
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a) wooden case, shaped like a violin; two sections carved out and joined at the long end with a ring around the handle which can be pulled up and it holds the two parts together. b) ivory rod, sectioned off with black dots and lines; it also has t...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.007
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Cologne bottle. Transparent blue long-necked bottle. Two-piece mold. Chinese, c. 1900, probably held Florida or toilet water. Chinese lettering around middle of bottle.

Teapot and Cup

  • CA SMA SMA_985.007.002 a-b
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Teacup is glazed in white, with black trim around rim. There is a picture of a dog leaping at a tree. Teapot is dark brown/black. Rounded shape with unglazed base. A small one inch long spout protrudes from upper portion, close to top. Opening is ...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_976.029.516
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Chinese carrier basket; woven grass in three rings which grow larger in diameter to form "U" shape. Strap runs over sides and bottom and has loops for attachment to pole, perhaps. Stitched together with grass"twine". Strip fold...

Package

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .258
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Small cylindrical package, outer paper wrapping is green and red printed paper with Chinese characters on it. Contains a "tube" cardboard container. Container probably contains pills as it rattles when shaken. Paper sealed at other end.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .253
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Clear glass bottle-broken neck

Box

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .248
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Cardboard box covered with white paper wrapping. Top of box has chinese characters on it in red and black ink. Addressed to Hudson Bay Co. in Chinese characters.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .243
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Pale green transparent glass bottle, circular base. Seamlines visible up sides of bottle, not on mouth rim. Very small part of original label remains (hand lotion 1890-1907).

Ladder

  • CA SMA SMA_976.029.017
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Ladder, bamboo, thirteen rungs, pegged in notches. Split on one side. Rungs are spaced 10.5 inches apart. Aome replacement nails. Ladder narrows at top.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_972.J.528
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Transparent, deep green, glass bottle, circular base. No seams visible. Possibly contained wine. Mouth will take a cork stopper. Recorded as possibly Chinese.

Box

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.041
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Chinese, lacquered, used to hold trinkets.

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .208
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Rectangular basketware box with lid. "Handwoven, made of straw. Floral design painted on lid. Chinese circa 1900". Made of unknown material - possibly raffia or similar material. Base and lid woven in plain weave in rectangular shape wit...

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