Teapot in a wicker cozy from the estate of FS Hill. The wicker basket is cylindrical in shape. The lid is hinged and closes with a clasp and rotating hook. The teapot sits inside the wicker and has two arched handles (one handle is broken). There is a separate lid. The teapot appears to be Chinese. (11A = teapot; 11B = teapot lid; 11C = wicker cozy.)
Wooden case for an opium scale. It is shaped like a guitar with a long handle. The inside is carved to fit the scale and there is a piece of paper glued to it that has Chinese writing on it. The bottom of the case is chipped. The paper label glued to case reads "Miss E W Bacchus 711 14th St NW B14."
Wooden framed sign on white linen and written in Chinese. The sign is 99 by 54 cm. It offers congratulations from the Victoria Chinese Benevolent Society Association on the occasion of the opening of the New Westminster Chinese Benevolent Association Hospital.
The paper box reads 國音方字圖解 and is filled with square flashcards. The falshcards show the character on one side with the Bopomofo or Zhuyin method of transcription on the right of each character, along with a description below each character. The reverse of each card shows an illustration of the word.
Small square ink block tin with no lid. It is 4.7 by 4.7 cm. In the tin, there is a lump of black material, etched with several things including some Chinese characters and part of the words "Hong Kong" and "No. 28 (?)"
Chinese sign with two green painted characters fixed to painted blue cardboard. There is a wooden pole down the centre of the back of the cardboard and nails through the characters and the pole. There is a string attached to the pole.
Relief sculpture of a Chiang Kai-shek's face in profile possibly some military decoration on the collar, a copper coloured ceramic circle, there are 3 etched Chinese characters (___ Ji_ng zh_xﾒ, or Chairman Chiang), diameter is 22.8 cm. Chiang Kai-shek was a bald man with a moustache.
Chiang Kai-shek (October 31, 1887 - April 5, 1975) was the Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975. Chiang was part of the Kuomintang (KMT), the Chinese Nationalist Party, and an ally of Sun Yat-sen. After the Chinese Communist Party defeated the KMT in Mainland China, Chiang and the KMT retreated to Taiwan, where he was President of the Republic of China until his death.