A black Chinese teapot made of black clay with pewter driven into it. Dragons decorate the outside of the pot. The spout has two small brown knobs or balls on it. The handle has broken off. One of the rings that the handle was attached to is still in the pot. The other is not there. The part of the pot for the handle has cracked and broken off. A lid may have fit on to the top. The bottom of the teapot has a trademark of some sort with Chinese symbols.
A brown Chinese jar or jug used to hold liquid such as wine or soya sauce. It is made of brown pottery with a medium glaze on it. It has an opening on the top which is fairly small, and may have held a cork inside. Below that is a slender spout.
A picture done in charcoal and pastel of Duncan's Chinatown in black, yellow, red and blue. It is in a black and gold frame with white and red matting. On the back of the frame it has "The Little Gallery Limited" stamped in blue.
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.
Stone quern used to grind rice. Rice is mixed with water and put in the hollowed top stone. The wooden handle is turned to grind the rice. Each stone has small grooves on the friction sides. The ground rice comes out the large stone grooved spout. .001 – (not shown) wooden base used to support the stone grinder, .002 – large stone round with a spout, .003 – smaller stone but deeper that fits on top of .002, .004 – wooden handle that fits into stone indentations on either side of .003
A one-piece dress with long fitted garment known as a ‘Cheogsam’ with high stand up collar. There are right side and collar 'frog' closures. Dress is a very lightweight, dark blue silk with a random light grey and blue woven leaf design. It has short sleeves and side seam slits. There is a narrow, darker blue band on all edges.
A one-piece, long, fitted garment known as a 'Cheongsam' with a high, stiff, stand-up collar. The right side and collar have 'Frog' closures. Dress is black satin-finished silk with red 'Frog' closures and red piping on all edges. It has mid-length sleeves and deep side seam slits.
A hip-length, loose-fitting tunic with high, stand-up collar and long sleeves. The entire jacket is cut from two pieces of fabric with only back, side and under-sleeve seams. The material is greyish purple taffeta silk with a random woven floral pattern. Frog closures on collar and right front side. Decorative gold-coloured trim on all edges. Slits on side seams. Part of a pantsuit with pants CVM 002.59.13b.
Wide, loose-fitting pants with a wide, off white cotton band at the waist. The material is greyish purple taffeta silk with a random woven floral pattern. Decorative gold-coloured trim at pant bottoms. Part of a pantsuit that includes jacket and pants CVM 002.59.13a.
A long, straight skirt with drawstring at waist and right side. Front hook and eye and snap closure. Small pleats all around with corded trim at each pleat edge and zig-zag braid matching inside jacket sleeve on sides of front and back panels. Turquoise braid on front. Part of a pantsuit with jacket CVM 002.59.14a.
Short, loose-fitting top with high stand up collar and 3/4 length, wide flared sleeves. Frog closures at neck and right side. Pale green silk with a random floral pattern. Decorative multi-coloured trim on all edges. Turquoise and black zig-zag trim on inside edges of sleeves. Slits in side seams. Part of a suit consisting of jacket and skirt CVM 002.59.14b.
A short, loose-fitting jacket with a small stand-up collar and three quarter-length flared sleeves. Frog closures at neck and right side. The bottom hem is rounded. The material is striped light purple on an off-white background. The ribbon trim is multi-coloured in a geometric design at neck and sleeve edges.
A short, loose-fitting jacket with a round, collarless neckline and three-quarter length, flared sleeves. It is off-white in colour with a random stylized floral design in red, blue, orange and brown. There is a red and white, floral scalloped trim on all edges. There are two pockets on the front. There is a front-button closing with seven small white buttons.
A hip-length, loose fitting top with a high, stand-up collar and long, loose straight sleeves. Side slits on body section. Frog closures at neck and right side. The material is lightweight linen weave pale green silk with black lace trim around edges. Trim has been removed from side slits and bottom hem.
A waist-length, loose fitting top with V-neck and no collar. Metal snap-closing at neck and right side. Light green satin-finish rayon with a geometric design braid trim on all edges. The trim has white background with black, pink, blue and yellow woven into the design. The sleeves are three-quarter length and there are side slits on body.
A knee-length, loose-fitting woman's top with a high stand-up collar and long straight sleeves and long side slits. Frog closures at neck and down right side. It has a simple pocket on right side that is not seen when the tunic is closed. The collar is lined. The material is light green rayon with a floral design woven in with fine transparent stripes. All edges have a black lace trim. Part of a pantsuit that includes pants CVM 002.59.19b.
Long, wide, loose-fitting pants. The material is light green rayon with a floral design woven in with fine transparent stripes. There is black lace trim at the bottom of each pant leg. A wide, white cotton band is sewn at waist. Part of a pantsuit that includes jacket CVM 002.59.19a.
A loose-fitting, woman’s top with a round collarless neck line with four metal snap closures at neck and down right side. Pale green lightweight silk brocade fully lined with same type of fabric with no design on it. Small slits at side seams. Narrow blue, white and black braid trim at sleeve, lower hem & right side. Light purple lace trim at neck and sleeves.
A short, loose-fitting tunic with high stand up collar and long sleeves. Frog closures on collar and right side. Grey, satin-finish silk with small, woven, black and white floral design sparsely scattered. All edges of jacket have a yellow, metallic, decorative trim. Side seams of jacket body have slits. Jacket is part of a pantsuit that includes pants CVM 002.59.5b