Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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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.

Scoop

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.5
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A basket woven as a large scoop for grains, used in the kitchen. It has a flattened lip where the basket is open at one end. The basket then forms a deep cavity for the grains to sit in it. Chinese manufacture.

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.

Sleeve

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.2-.3
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One pair of sleeve protectors (called oversleeves). They are woven of natural fibres. Of the same design, they are not the same height; they are either from different pairs or one has been stretched more than the other. They have a kind of woven h...

Sieve

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.1
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A rice chaff separator made of natural fibres woven and stretched over a circular wooden frame made of two hoops, one inside the other; the weave is held between the two hoops. The hoops are made of strips of wood which have been bent, tapered an...

Marble

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.21
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A small Chinese marble made of clay. According to the donor, these marbles were popular for boys at the time because the price of a few proper marbles could instead buy them a whole bag of clay marbles.

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.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.12
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A Chinese jar made of medium-glazed brown pottery. This is a small jar and a certain amount of trouble was taken with the glazing as it is quite regular and free of most of the imperfections that characterize the glazing of other examples of Chin...

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.11
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A Chinese jar or jug, used to hold liquid such as wine or soya sauce. It is made of brown pottery with a medium glaze. The opening at the top may have held a cork.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.10
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A Chinese pottery jar that would have been used to contain different kinds of food. It has a wide, round body with a wide opening. It is coloured brown. Such jars were made here in the Cowichan Valley as a cheap household item.

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_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_990.92.28
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A small Chinese medicine bottle made of a pale green glass.

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_990.92.26
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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_990.92.16
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A small Chinese bottle probably used for medicine.

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.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.14
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A small glass container or jar of Chinese manufacture. It has a polished rim and the sides rise straight up. There are Chinese characters on the sides.

Dish

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.13
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A small Chinese soya sauce dish.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.12
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A small brown pottery jar of Chinese manufacture. On the bottom there are impressed two Chinese characters. It seems that this small jar would have held some kind of food or spices.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.5
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A jar of Chinese manufacture for holding ginger or pickles. It is missing its lid. It is made of brown glazed pottery.

Noodle-stick

  • CA CVM CVM_990.27.1
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A large piece of bamboo that was used in the Sing Lee Restaurant in Chinatown to help make noodles. One end of the stick is put into a niche in the wall and the other end was held and thumped on the noodle dough to mix it. A small child might sit...

Whip

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.50
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A whip or whip-like object of horsehair. The handle is made of wood and carved decoratively with a metal ring at the end. At the top of the handle, long horsehair is woven or worked into a short 8cm section of some kind of hair or gut bound or wo...

Lute

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.32
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Chinese four-stringed instrument that can be described as "mandolin-like". It is made of wood with a short neck attached to a large flat round body. It has a series of frets with a wooden bridge.

Fiddle

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.28-.30
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Two-stringed Chinese fiddle like an "ehr-hu” but different in several respects. It is a bulkier instrument and is completely made of wood. The strings are gut, as is the "gold horse”; loops that hold the strings in towards the body alon...

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