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Pendant

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-983-233-001
  • Item

This object is a dark green jade pendant in the shape of a leaf. The object is almost completely round with a slight tip at the top and a small point at the bottom which gives the appearance of a small stem. The edges of the leaf are jagged and th...

Game

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-023-003
  • Item

This object is a small rectangular piece of wood with eight ivory tabs running along the edges. The wood is a dark brown color with a shiny finish. Painted on the top of the wooden block is a flower design with short and long leaves in gold and bl...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-016-005
  • Item

This object is a sterling metal dish with some tarnish on its surface. The dish is round with an indented base and a wide raised edge. The center of the dish is made of a smooth shiny metal where as the outer raised edge has a floral vine design o...

Sheath

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-005
  • Item

This object curved metal sheath that is used for the protection of long fingernails. The base of the sheath is cylindrical and hollow so that is can be placed on fingertips. The sheath then curves slightly until it reaches the pointed tip. The top...

Tray, Flatware

  • CA KMS KMS_E-984-053-001
  • Item

This object is a small rectangular tray that is presumably made of a type of wood. The tray has a lip running around the top edge and the corners are rounded. The lip is painted a gold color while the flat top surface is olive green. On one side o...

Model, Ship

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-016-003ab
  • Item

These objects are two model ships made of sterling metal with wooden carved bases. The bases of the ships have been carved so that the ships bottom fits into a central dip. The rest of the base has been carves with a variety of loops and swirls to...

Bowl

  • CA KMS KMS_E-985-006-001
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This bowl is made of metal which has been painted various colors and designs on the outside. The lip of the bowl is gold while the inside is a bright green with some small black speckles. The outside of the bowl is mainly white with black speckles...

Lock

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-970-093-003ab
  • Item

Metal lock and key. The lock is brass and opens when you push down with the key. The lock is oval shaped with a bar across the top that moves to lock or unlock it. There is a rectangular opening on the side of the lock that the bar goes across. Th...

Case, Cigarette

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-973-010-018ab
  • Item

Cigarette case has a rectangular shaped metal box with lid that comes off. There are Asian language symbols on the top center of the lid. The lid is slightly bent on the corners to fit in the box. There is are different Asian language symbols on t...

Thread

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-011
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This object is a rectangular plastic package containing silk thread. The package is has a white plastic backing which is slightly bigger than the front of the package giving room for a seal. The front of the package is a sea foam green color and i...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-983-053-002
  • Item

The center of this doll is made with a thick cylindrical piece of wood around which the doll has been made. This wooden center has been wrapped with a pink and white checkered fabric which has red and green floral pattern running around the bottom...

Pendant

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-983-233-002
  • Item

This object is a dark green jade pendant in the shape of a leaf. The point of the object is thin and widens as it reaches the bottom where is rounds. There is a small piece of stone that protrudes from the end giving the appearance of a small stem...

Sphere

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-983-233-005
  • Item

Small piece of stone art made with a light cream colored stone which is in the shape of a sphere with a concave bottom. In the center of the bottom a small hole has been drilled. Covering the spherical surface are small circles drilled. This objec...

Sheath

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-001
  • Item

This object curved metal sheath that is used for the protection of long fingernails. The base of the sheath is cylindrical and hollow so that is can be placed on fingertips. The sheath then curves slightly until it reaches the pointed tip. The top...

Sheath

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-003
  • Item

This object curved metal sheath that is used for the protection of long fingernails. The base of the sheath is cylindrical and hollow so that is can be placed on fingertips. The sheath then curves slightly until it reaches the pointed tip. The top...

Service, Tea

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-016-004a-e
  • Item

This object is a set of three miniature pieces to a tea service set. The set is made of a silver colored sterling metal and there is a small bit of tarnish on the surface of the pieces. The first piece is a small tea pot with a removable lid. The ...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_E-994-014-001
  • Item

This dish is made of dark green soapstone which has been carved to represent at carp. The dish is circular except for a piece of the carving which sticks out from the edge. This piece that sticks out has the face of the carp carved into it. The bo...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-018-005
  • Item

This object is a small round ceramic pot with a top that is slightly wider than the bottom. The inside of the pot is white in color with some black speckles throughout the pottery. It has been glazed and is shiny within. The outside of the pot is ...

Plate

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-979-246-013
  • Item

This object is a white glass plate with a slightly raised thick edge. The bottom of the plate has a glass ring presumably to keep it from sliding and a red Chinese character is stamped on the bottom. On the top of the plate there are designs of bu...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-234-001
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This metal trivet is in the form of the Chinese character for good luck. It is shiny and polished on the top and left rough underneath. There are four legs underneath covered in plastic. There is also a circular hook on the back so that this could...

Figurine

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-018-019a-c
  • Item

A: The main figure is made out of a cream colored plastic material. It is a carving of a woman sitting upon a single seat cart that is being operated by two children presumably boys. The boy in the front is wearing a circular hat and has one leg u...

Gaming Counter

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-978-054-002
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Circular, engraved, mother of pearl gaming counter. The edges are slightly scalloped. The imagery of the engravings are floral and geometric in theme. The boarders on both sides are carved with the images of leaves. The interior image on one side ...

Saucer

  • CA KMS KMS_2014.043.004
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White saucer with gold band around rim. The word's "Sing's Cafe Kelowna B.C." are written in black and above them is a red dragon and two green spots.

Saucer

  • CA KMS KMS_2014.043.002
  • Item

White saucer with gold band around rim. The word's "Sing's Cafe Kelowna B.C." are written in red and below them is a red dragon and two green spots.

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_2010.002.001
  • Item

Pipe. The wooden bowl is capped with a hinged, metal grill. Inside of the bowl is a metal chamber. The wooden shank bends at the middle making the wooden stem run parallel to the bowl. The bit is composed of rubber and cloth with a metal tip. Ther...

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