Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CVM_012.83.3 - Mug

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CA CVM CVM_012.83.3

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Enamel. Height-9.3 cm, Circumference-30 cm. Measurements include handle.

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A white enamel promotional mug for Merkel's Furniture. Within the red rectangle is a drawing of a lamp, table and two chairs. To the right reads "Merkel's FURNITURE LAND SERVING THE ISLAND SINCE 1965". Below it says "FOR FURNITURE & APPLIANCES 6779 TRANS-CANADA HWY. 748-3322". Along the top of mug is a thin gold line. On bottom of mug is a black, green and pink drawing of a lighthouse and water with Chinese writing beside it. Below it says "Made in China". Below that is a small white sticker with a name and address.

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Merkel's Furniture Land, Duncan, B.C.


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175.2 KiB


December 13, 2015 3:12 PM

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