Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CVM_992.67.12 - Vase

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CA CVM CVM_992.67.12

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Ceramic, grass, bark, cherry. Width-15 cm, Height-12 cm.

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A Chinese ginger jar in brown pottery covered with Salish cedar weaving. Around the base is a ring of wild cherry bark. It is roughly made with bulrush verticals and grass. The base is covered. The rim has a loop design and has grass around the edges. There is an overlay of grass on one side.

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Belonged to Kate Duncan who married James Duncan Dec. 25, 1917 in Victoria. At this time the H.G. Savages were in Oak Bay Victoria. She was the sister of George Savage. James Duncan arrived in Duncan 1905 - 1908, his daughter, Mildred (donor) was born 1921 in Duncan. He was a partner in the Murchie and Duncan Store. The Duncan family moved to Victoria and operated a grocery store in 1925.


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379.3 KiB


December 15, 2015 7:59 PM

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