Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.402 b
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Oriental basket of similar design to "A" has rectangular base, sides which flare out and two handles on parallel sides.

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.402 a
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Basket, oriental design, made of bamboo with fine basket work on body and sides. Base and ribs made of heavier bamboo. Base is rectangular with sides that flare outward and a top which is rounded. Base is in "Basket weave". Top rim has t...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_971.008.209
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Cylindrical basket of wicker with wooden circular base (attached to wicker with small metal nails). Recorded information: "Basket, Wicker, Chinese." Width of basket increases with height. Base area (approx 2/3-3/4 of height is woven wick...

Fan

  • CA SMA SMA_972.047.924
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Ladies fan, with ivory frame. Either end has floral carving on it with painted gold detail, as do the base areas of the individual ivory fan 'ribs'. The fabric on the upper part of the fan 'ribs' has cream coloured fabric cover...

Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.015
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Chinese grey clay bowl-like lid, orange glaze on outside. Circular in shape, with a brim on the edge. It is pitted on the bottom - [evidence it was made on a wheel?].

Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.014
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Shallow lid made of tan-coloured clay, [probably Chinese?]. Circular in shape, has a wide, flat rim around edge. There is a Chinese character on the lid

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.002
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Green Chinese beer bottle. Raised ring on neck. Chinese lettering on bottom. Rough lines on bottle.

Jar

  • CA SMA SMA_985.007.001
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Ceramic Chinese ginger jar. Blue-green glaze, possibly iron which would date it as fairly old. Grey around base and neck of jar. Red, rust-like patches showing through glaze. Six panels, each with a different design. Possibly some of these designs...

Abacus

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .264
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Rectangular frame, wooden, wood unknown, stained black outside. Edges bound with thin brass. Abacus is divided horizontally into two areas, the base area being much deeper than the top. Thirteen bamboo rods are evenly spaced at fixed intervals ins...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .256
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Pale green transparent glass bottle, square base. Bottle appears to made with a piece of hollow glass tubing with thick glass over it to form a bottle. A few small bubbles in glass. Recorded as, "possibly a Chinese medicine bottle."

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .252
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Clear glass bottle, square base, circular mouth rim that will take cork stopper. Seam lines visible down sides and over mouth rim. Medicine bottle.

Bottle in Box with Instructions

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .247 a-d
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a)Clear glass Medicine bottle-containing original contents-brown liquid, cork stopper sealed in top. Red and white label with Chinese Characters on sides. b)Booklet-illustrated, found in box with medicine bottle. Sole agent is Eng Chow and Co. of ...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .242
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Clear, glass bottle, square base and circular mouth with outside thread for screw cap. Seam lines visible down sides of bottle and over mouth rim.

Scratcher

  • CA SMA SMA_972.J.495
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Wooden dowel of unknown wood-probably hardwood with a diamond shaped end and carved hand. Hand shape is hand carved from bone or ivory. Recorded as a "Chinese, bone".

Bowl

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.047
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Made of Chinese porcelain; part of a child's tea set made in 1910.

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_971.003.181
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Chinese basket, made of bamboo with rectangular base and rounded (almost a circle) top. Open, has two handles. Base and 'ribs' of basket made of thicker bamboo, woven body of basket of bamboo and cane. Top rim wrapped with border approx....

Pot

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .122
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Green clay giner pot. Hexagonal shape. Floral design on sides.

Teapot

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.039
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Chinese porcelain.

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_971.003.180
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Chinese basket, made of bamboo with rectangular base and rounded (almost a circle) top. Open, has two handles. Base and 'ribs' of basket made of thicker bamboo, woven body of basket of bamboo and cane. Top rim wrapped with border approx....

Newspaper Article - 17 September 1925 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-051
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Sidney and Islands Review, 17 September 1925, Page 5. "While many of our residents have been telling one another how good a place North Saanich would be for the greenhouse business, it remains for a Chinese Company to invest the money and bu...

Newspaper Article - 10 December 1925 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-050
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Sidney and Islands Review, 10 December 1925, Page 5. "Notes By The Way by OBSERVER An anti-Oriental society in Victoria is advocating the return to all Chinese who desire to return to China all their head-tax. This has been advocated befor...

Newspaper Article - 10 February 1927 - Chinese New Year

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-041
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Sidney and Islands Review, 10 February 1927, Page 3. "The Chinese New Year celebrations went off with a bang locally. The fireworks display in Chinatown on Tuesday evening were quite spectacular."

Newspaper Article - 2 September 1915 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-030
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Sidney and Islands Review, 2 September 1915, Page 4. "There is now in the neighborhood of 350 white men and about 50 Chinamen employed on the works at James Island. The contractors are certainly rushing things over there and are working day...

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