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Date
1870 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.03.0097
Description
Totally bamboo, almost square-topped stool with four bamboo corner legs. Double bamboo frame near base and triple bamboo frame at top are cut out to shape and stretch around corner legs. Each stalk which stretches as above is a single bamboo stalk having two ends which are pegged together. Pegging …
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Title
Stool
Date
1870 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
50.2 x 31.8 x 32.3 cm
Description
Totally bamboo, almost square-topped stool with four bamboo corner legs. Double bamboo frame near base and triple bamboo frame at top are cut out to shape and stretch around corner legs. Each stalk which stretches as above is a single bamboo stalk having two ends which are pegged together. Pegging through legs supports stretch frame. Vertical pegs through top three frames extend into holes drilled in seat top, which is a varnished, darker bamboo. Seat top secured with pegs and glue but glue and bamboo have dried with climate and one of four seat top edges is loose.
Subject
households
furniture
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0097
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Date
1850 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0122 a,b
Description
Two light weight wood stacking chests with two drawers each. Chests are fastened together by a rectangular metal latch (23 x 8) on each side which slides up to hook onto two metal prongs placed at the bottom of the chest above. Each corner is reinforced by a metal covering. Oval shaped brown metal …
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Title
Stacking Chest Of Drawers
Date
1850 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
50.5 x 41.0 x 94.0 cm
Description
Two light weight wood stacking chests with two drawers each. Chests are fastened together by a rectangular metal latch (23 x 8) on each side which slides up to hook onto two metal prongs placed at the bottom of the chest above. Each corner is reinforced by a metal covering. Oval shaped brown metal plates (12.5 cm. long with straight length-wise sides) decorate the bottom front of each chest. Each drawer has a lock placed in the center of a 10.5 cm. brown metal disc with silver metal rim and center. Discs extend over upper top edge of drawers by about 3 cm., two shiny brown metal handles on each drawer. Each of the handles is fastened to inside of drawer by a wing-type (or butterfly) fastener rather than screws.
Subject
households
furniture
Japanese
E. S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0122 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1880
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0126
Description
Japanese chest of dark, varnished wood with many drawers of various sizes, each carved with Japanese symbols painted red. Drawers have small brass ring pulls with small round backing plates. Drawers fit into box-like cubby holes. Fourteen drawers in all. Two sliding lid panels on top, cover compar…
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Title
Medicine Cabinet
Date
1850 – 1880
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
36.0 x 24.0 x 56.0 cm
Description
Japanese chest of dark, varnished wood with many drawers of various sizes, each carved with Japanese symbols painted red. Drawers have small brass ring pulls with small round backing plates. Drawers fit into box-like cubby holes. Fourteen drawers in all. Two sliding lid panels on top, cover compartments beneath. Contents of drawers and compartments see Source Document.
Subject
households
furniture
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0126
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Date
1877 – 1883
Material
wood; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
102.04.0188
Description
A small sac-shaped flower holder of brown wickerwork with open mouth at top finished with braided rim. Three-leaved vine attached to side of mouth is of leaf fibre backed with newspaper on shaped frame with coiled vine stem. Small loop on opposite side of mouth. Bamboo tube for holding water is mis…
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Title
Basketry Vase
Date
1877 – 1883
Material
wood; fibre; paper
Dimensions
11.0 x 5.0 cm
Description
A small sac-shaped flower holder of brown wickerwork with open mouth at top finished with braided rim. Three-leaved vine attached to side of mouth is of leaf fibre backed with newspaper on shaped frame with coiled vine stem. Small loop on opposite side of mouth. Bamboo tube for holding water is missing.
Subject
households
miniatures
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0188
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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0189
Description
Shallow basket with tall handle, in lattice weave, footed base. Some writing on the base (in Japanese). Dark brown colour.
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Title
Decorative Basket
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
fibre
Dimensions
11.0 x 11.0 cm
Description
Shallow basket with tall handle, in lattice weave, footed base. Some writing on the base (in Japanese). Dark brown colour.
Subject
households
miniatures
Japanese
E. S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0189
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Date
1760 – 1800
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0217
Description
A cylindrical, bottle-shaped handthrown vase, straight-sided, shouldered and necked with a lip on the top of the neck. Decoration heavy over a heavily crackled ecru surface. Decorations in green, blue, and white enamel of harbour scene in landscape, shelters, and blossoming trees. Label on bottom i…
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Title
Decorative Vase
Date
1760 – 1800
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
27.5 x 15.3 cm
Description
A cylindrical, bottle-shaped handthrown vase, straight-sided, shouldered and necked with a lip on the top of the neck. Decoration heavy over a heavily crackled ecru surface. Decorations in green, blue, and white enamel of harbour scene in landscape, shelters, and blossoming trees. Label on bottom in E.S. Morse’s writing: “cylindrical, stained Ecru glaze; landscape design, richly ornamented, green and blue enamel; Kioto; 1780.”
Subject
households
decorative
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0217
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0225 a,b
Description
Two identical square box-like stands of black lacquered wood covered with gold vine and leaf pattern. Recessed platform of red lacquer at top, outward bowed legs at each corner attached to square frame at base forming shaped cut-out windows on each side. Floral motif at centre of each side of platf…
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Title
Bric-A-Brac Stand
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood
Dimensions
10.8 x 20.0 x 20.3 cm
Description
Two identical square box-like stands of black lacquered wood covered with gold vine and leaf pattern. Recessed platform of red lacquer at top, outward bowed legs at each corner attached to square frame at base forming shaped cut-out windows on each side. Floral motif at centre of each side of platform with three long leaves spiralling to form round medallion. Top edges trimmed in gold.
Subject
households
decorative
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0225 a,b
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Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0226
Description
Pinkish-white glaze accented with cobalt drips. Rounded shaped with neck diameter 2.5 cm. Torn label on bottom reads "JWH".
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Title
Decorative Vase
Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
26.5 x 12.5 cm
Description
Pinkish-white glaze accented with cobalt drips. Rounded shaped with neck diameter 2.5 cm. Torn label on bottom reads "JWH".
Subject
households
decorative
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0226
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Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0230
Description
Transparent glaze and cobalt decoration. Landscape with tree decoration, trimmed foot. Flared rim at open mouth above straight sides with no neck.
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Title
Vase
Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
6.3 x 6.0 cm
Description
Transparent glaze and cobalt decoration. Landscape with tree decoration, trimmed foot. Flared rim at open mouth above straight sides with no neck.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0230
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Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic, porcelain
Catalogue Number
102.04.0231
Description
Slab-footed, hand formed body to resemble bell-flower shape. Transparent glaze with cobalt speckling inside and outside of rim. Tooled bract-shaped forms near base; signature stamp on bottom.
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Title
Vase
Date
1870 – 1935
Material
ceramic, porcelain
Dimensions
5.4 x 5.1 cm
Description
Slab-footed, hand formed body to resemble bell-flower shape. Transparent glaze with cobalt speckling inside and outside of rim. Tooled bract-shaped forms near base; signature stamp on bottom.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0231
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