Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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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...

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....

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....

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...

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_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_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...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .331
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Circular basket with sloped sides and flat base. Base is woven of split bamboo and rim/edge is of bamboo approximately 1.5 cm wide. Base is woven in square which then radiates outward in spirals. Inside of basket is golden yellow in colour and app...

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...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.402 c
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Basket, probably oriental design with rectangular base, flared sides and almost circular top. Woven of very fine bamboo or cane, wrapped top edge in a material of a lighter color.

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.494
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Chinese basket with rectangular base, sides flare outward to an almost circular top. Top is open. Bamboo construction with base and ribs of thicker bamboo. Top rim is reinforced with four rows of thicker bamboo, body of basket is woven or narrow b...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .246
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Basket with rectangular base and circular top. Recorded information "Chinese Basket. Made of Bamboo and cane". Top rim is wrapped with lighter coloured material--probably bamboo. Base is woven in a rectangular shape with a reinforcement ...

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...

Basket and Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.499 a-b
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Circular basket with lid used for sewing materials. Made of fine material, possibly bamboo? Has been stained a brownish red color. Lid is decorated with a thin braided cord of golden brown color. Circular metal medallion with Chinese characters is...

Basket and Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_976.028.333 a-b
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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 probably the basket was steamed or shaped over a form to obtain the re...

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.

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.

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

  • 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_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.

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.

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).

Bottle

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

Bottle

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

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