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Almanac

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.19
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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....

Alter

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.11-.13
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A small portable wooden altar. Two ornate, plastic, gold-coloured electric candles come with it. A wire reaches out the back to plug in the candles.

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.6
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A large basket woven out of strips of bamboo of varying sizes. Larger strips form the frame while smaller strips fill in the form.

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.51.19
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Hand woven, Chinese-style wicker basket. Lid is missing beads in several spots. Bottom of basket has thick ring which supports the basket. There are many items inside including a tape measure, wool, thread, lace, cord, elastics and buttons.

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.9
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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...

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.10
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A large, circular, vegetable drying basket from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It is of woven construction and the sides and base are one piece. It appears to be made out of thin strips of bamboo and the horizontal bands on the ...

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.4
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A dark basket woven from what seems to be strips of bamboo. Wire has been wound around the rim, down one side, across the bottom and up the other side. This was probably to add strength for carrying. Chinese manufacture.

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.2
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Green and grey, small checkered ladies blouse in Chinese style. The bottom of the blouse flares outwards and has a 24 cm slit on each side from the hem. It has a diagonal side closing with four frog closure buttons. The interior of the collar (fac...

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.3
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Blue, wool, ladies blouse with thin white vertical pin stripes 1cm apart. Blouse is in Chinese style with slits measuring 23.5 cm up from the hem. Blouse widens at bottom. Blouse has high, small collar. Diagonal closing on one side with four frog ...

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.4
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Blouse of a rough black material with a slight shine. The blouse is long in a Chinese-style with a high collar of 6cm. Diagonal side closure with small frog closures. Slit on side 32.5cm. Inner side lining spans 24cm inwards and 47 cm in length fr...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.15
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A very small Chinese bottle probably used to hold medicine. There are Chinese characters on the bottom and on the sides.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_995.37.4
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A small, pale green tinted glass bottle with a long neck with a lip. There are Chinese characters embossed on neck and base.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.16
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A small Chinese bottle probably used for medicine.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.26
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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.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.20
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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.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_995.37.2
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A small, clear, glass, round bottle. A lip edges the neck. Chinese characters are embossed on one side.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_999.22.1
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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...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_013.32.1
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A blue-black, vase-shaped Chinese tiger whiskey bottle. Made from clay pottery with a smooth glaze on all surfaces inside and out. The bottom surface glaze is brown, as is the inside of the neck. The inside also appears to be brown but there is a...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.27
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A small, light green bottle used for medicine. It has Chinese characters on three sides. The cork is caught inside the bottle.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.28
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A small Chinese medicine bottle made of a pale green glass.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_005.45.23
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A half-pint, green milk bottle. There are no markings on the bottle.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_005.45.24
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A small, clear glass bottle that says "Made in China" and has Chinese symbols written above that. There are no other identifying markings on the bottle.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.30
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A small Chinese medicine bottle with some Chinese characters on the neck. The glass has a slight greenish cast to it.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.9
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A Chinese "tiger whiskey" bottle made of pottery. It has a rounded body that works into a very narrow neck, then the lip spreads out again. The bottle is a dark brown with a very dull finish. On the bottom are impressed "Wing Lee ...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_992.27.1
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This is a ring-necked, green glass, Chinese whiskey bottle. On the bottom is Chinese writing. There are many bubbles in the glass.

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