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Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass wit…
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Title
And Scabbard Dagger
Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
1.7 x 3.3 x 24.5 cm
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass with similar design and small lug with hole through at one side Note: blade guard loose; wooden handle cracked along length; blade pitted. (b) scabbard, narrow and straight, made of two pieces of wood held together by two rings of heavy cast brass with raised floral motifs, becoming oval medallions on one side with cast relief of dragon like figures. Cast brass bands at mouth and tip repeat dragon floral motif of other two bands and have floral motif cut through exposing pebbly stone inlay in wood. Brass ring near top with small brass loop on one side.
Subject
warfare
fighting
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
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Date
1875 – 1930
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.05.0057 a,b
Description
A very thin knife with ebony handle like rifle butt and wooden scabbard wrapped with bands of black cord. (a) dirk, short, narrow, pointed steel blade with reverse curve to sharp shoulder on under side of hilt. Small carved ebony handle shaped like a rifle butt, with carved band of scallops and d…
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Title
And Scabbard Dirk
Date
1875 – 1930
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Dimensions
2.1 x 1.0 x 15.0 cm
Description
A very thin knife with ebony handle like rifle butt and wooden scabbard wrapped with bands of black cord. (a) dirk, short, narrow, pointed steel blade with reverse curve to sharp shoulder on under side of hilt. Small carved ebony handle shaped like a rifle butt, with carved band of scallops and diamond shapes around middle. Two decorative notches carved across butt of handle. Note: handle checked along length. (b) scabbard, small, simple and straight, carved of two pieces of wood with triangular opening at mouth. Top carved to curve downward on one side to accommodate shoulder of blade. Girded with four double bands of finely braided cord, evenly spaced along length, and a fifth triple band at top beneath shoulder. Note: top fibre hands loose and slide up and down.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0057 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to hand…
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Title
And Scabbard Knife
Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Dimensions
4.6 x 2.6 x 33.8 cm
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to handle with roughly formed collar of grey metal. Note: hairline cracks in handle along grain, blade pitted and rusted. (b) scabbard, simple, slightly curved, wood with hoof like ebony tip. Band of tortoiseshell ? at opening carved in shape of flame or flowing leaf sticking out to one side. Round hole drilled through top, five thin lines incised across wood spaced evenly along length of scabbard. Small patches of glossy black material in a few places, and a black colour in the grain of the wood indicate that the wood may have been once enamelled black
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0132
Description
A gold filled pin of three flower blossoms and leaves joined side by side in a line. Pin arches upward slightly, each flower consists of a stem with three sets of compound leaves branching from it, and a cluster of tiny closed buds above. Pin spike hinge and curled hook clasp soldered to back, but …
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.3 x 0.9 x 3.5 cm
Description
A gold filled pin of three flower blossoms and leaves joined side by side in a line. Pin arches upward slightly, each flower consists of a stem with three sets of compound leaves branching from it, and a cluster of tiny closed buds above. Pin spike hinge and curled hook clasp soldered to back, but pin spike missing.
Subject
households
adornment
Japanese
Edward S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0132
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Description
A gold, snake-like, Oriental dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten b…
Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 0.8 x 4.9 cm
Description
A gold, snake-like, Oriental dragon tied in a knot. Cast bronze dragon in high relief with minute detail, scales, teeth, facial features , coiled round into knot with one foot extended forward, and tail behind. Spikes along back. Long pin spike soldered to flat plate at tail end, hinges to fasten beneath locking barrel clasp at other end.
Subject
households
adornment
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
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Date
1870 – 1900
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
107.01.0092
Description
Sculpture of a crane like bird lying with one flapping wing upraised, the other trailing along the ground, long folded neck and large bill. Stylized feather pattern incised on body and wings. Reddish glaze on top of head and back of upraised wing, brownish glaze on bill and foot, with light celadon…
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Title
Bird Figurine
Date
1870 – 1900
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
8.4 x 9.0 x 15.5 cm
Description
Sculpture of a crane like bird lying with one flapping wing upraised, the other trailing along the ground, long folded neck and large bill. Stylized feather pattern incised on body and wings. Reddish glaze on top of head and back of upraised wing, brownish glaze on bill and foot, with light celadon glaze overall settling more heavily in incised feather pattern. Hole carved in base to hollow figure slightly for more thorough drying before firing.
Subject
households
decorative
animal
bird
crane
Edward S. Morse
Edith Morse Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0092
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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0302
Description
Very coarse stoneware bowl with transparent glaze and white decorative slip, some crazing, roughly trimmed foot, near base has been trimmed.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
4.0 x 9.4 cm
Description
Very coarse stoneware bowl with transparent glaze and white decorative slip, some crazing, roughly trimmed foot, near base has been trimmed.
Subject
households
Edith Morse Robb
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0302
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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0303
Description
Very coarse stoneware bowl with transparent glaze and white decorative slip. White interior and white brown cranes, clouds on exterior, roughly trimmed foot.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
3.9 x 7.5 cm
Description
Very coarse stoneware bowl with transparent glaze and white decorative slip. White interior and white brown cranes, clouds on exterior, roughly trimmed foot.
Subject
households
Edith Morse Robb
Edward S. Morse
animal
crane
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0303
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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0305
Description
Fine stoneware bowl, pale green clay which has been incised inside bowl, with a transparent over glaze, calligraphy inside bowl, trimmed foot, oxides can be seen in clay base, crackling of glaze inside and out.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
3.6 x 6.4 cm
Description
Fine stoneware bowl, pale green clay which has been incised inside bowl, with a transparent over glaze, calligraphy inside bowl, trimmed foot, oxides can be seen in clay base, crackling of glaze inside and out.
Subject
households
Edith Morse Robb
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0305
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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0309
Description
Footed bowl with high copper content glaze creating turquoise colour.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
4.1 x 6.9 cm
Description
Footed bowl with high copper content glaze creating turquoise colour.
Subject
households
Edith Morse Robb
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0309
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