Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CVM_984.41.15 - Platter

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CA CVM CVM_984.41.15

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Ceramic, metal.
Base: Length-27.5 cm, Width-18 cm
Top: Length-36 cm, Width-27.1 cm
Rim: Width-3.5 cm, Height-2.9 cm

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A white, metal, ceramic-plated (granite ware) serving plate from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It has a deep, oval depression in the centre, occupying most of the plate, with a wide, up and outward flaring rim. The centre of the base, along its length, is convex, rather than flat.

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134.6 KiB


December 13, 2015 8:59 PM

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