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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
1900 – 1940
Material
mineral, onyx
Catalogue Number
107.01.0010
Description
A stylized dragon carved from white onyx. The dragon’s body is flat and slightly arched over a round disk base with a dragon's head at one end looking back over the body. There is an ornate raised relief carving on the body. The base is marked with (Chinese?) characters inside a square.
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Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
mineral, onyx
Dimensions
2.0 x 12.0 cm
Description
A stylized dragon carved from white onyx. The dragon’s body is flat and slightly arched over a round disk base with a dragon's head at one end looking back over the body. There is an ornate raised relief carving on the body. The base is marked with (Chinese?) characters inside a square.
Subject
households
collectables
crafts
carving
animals, dragon
myths
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0010
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Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Description
A gold, snake-like, 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 lo…
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Title
Bar Pin
Date
1875 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
1.5 x 0.8 x 4.9 cm
Description
A gold, snake-like, 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
Whyte home
households
adornment
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0189
Images
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
plastic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0419 a-f
Description
Rounded, un footed bowls with red lacquer interior and black lacquer exterior with two dragons in a cloud design. Dragons chiefly gold laquer with red and green accents.
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Title
Bowl Set
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
plastic
Dimensions
5.7 x 11.4 cm
Description
Rounded, un footed bowls with red lacquer interior and black lacquer exterior with two dragons in a cloud design. Dragons chiefly gold laquer with red and green accents.
Subject
households
decorative
animal
dragon
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0419 a-f
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Date
1900 – 1935
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0108 a,b
Description
Two buckles of brass probably cast by lost wax or equivalent method. Each buckle is in two parts, the right band part of which slides into a slot on the left hand portion, and each is divided into an overall symmetric pattern of three panels. (a) is in deep relief and is an image of a dragon with h…
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Title
Buckle
Date
1900 – 1935
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.5 x 2.8 1 x 7.5 cm
Description
Two buckles of brass probably cast by lost wax or equivalent method. Each buckle is in two parts, the right band part of which slides into a slot on the left hand portion, and each is divided into an overall symmetric pattern of three panels. (a) is in deep relief and is an image of a dragon with heavily scaled body and ferocious expression, clawed feet in each panel. (b) is shallow relief of dragon in each panel, stylized body quite flat and a stylized knob head. Both have a border of conventional designs.
Subject
households
animal
dragon
accessories
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0108 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.0179
Description
Small silver, coin like disk with rigid at top for hanging. One side contains relief of horseman with long spear trampling on a dragon and around the outside, "S: George: Eqvitvmptrn", obverse, square rigged ship on stormy sea with wind blowing and sails billowing loose. Around the outside "Intempt…
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Title
Charm
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal
Dimensions
0.5 x 1.8 x 2.2 cm
Description
Small silver, coin like disk with rigid at top for hanging. One side contains relief of horseman with long spear trampling on a dragon and around the outside, "S: George: Eqvitvmptrn", obverse, square rigged ship on stormy sea with wind blowing and sails billowing loose. Around the outside "Intempte: Secvritas". Heavy hanging ring at right angle to medal has ridged surface outside.
Subject
Whyte home
households
adornment
animal
dragon
horse
St. George
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0179
Images
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.03.0057 a,b
Description
A pair of children's slippers, flat soles of one piece of relatively soft leather, rounded toes, slight built in heels. Toes decorated with an embroidered image of a Chinese dragon in florid red, orange, pink, and tail with red, green and yellow. Slippers are primarily green silk.
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Title
Child's Slippers
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
skin; fibre
Dimensions
4.3 x 5.5 x 12.8 cm
Description
A pair of children's slippers, flat soles of one piece of relatively soft leather, rounded toes, slight built in heels. Toes decorated with an embroidered image of a Chinese dragon in florid red, orange, pink, and tail with red, green and yellow. Slippers are primarily green silk.
Subject
households
children
animal
dragon
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0057 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1900
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0752 a,b
Description
Two Japanese blue and white porcelain plates, shaped like shallow bowls on 1.3 cm. high foot. Motif on topside is a dragon in midground on curved lines which suggest a waterfall, and a scroll or spiral on far right. Horizontal lines in varying hues of blues are interrupted by a white pyramid in bac…
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Title
Dinner Plate
Date
1850 – 1900
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
22.5 cm
Description
Two Japanese blue and white porcelain plates, shaped like shallow bowls on 1.3 cm. high foot. Motif on topside is a dragon in midground on curved lines which suggest a waterfall, and a scroll or spiral on far right. Horizontal lines in varying hues of blues are interrupted by a white pyramid in background suggesting, perhaps, Mt. Fuji. One dragon claw creeps between two of the horizontals, underside of plates have three identical motifs, each of which is four overlapping circles surrounded by curly blue ribbon like lines and bows. Foot is painted in a vertical stripe. Although both plates are from the same pattern, slight difference indicates that they were hand painted.
Subject
households
kitchen
animal
mythical
dragon
Edith Morse Robb
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0752 a,b
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Date
1800 – 1880
Material
metal; wood; fibre; enamel; skin
Catalogue Number
104.05.0061 a-c
Description
Japanese samurai sword with blue silk cord wrapped handle and black enamelled scabbard: (a) sword, long, slightly curved, steel blade joined to hilt with wide copper band. Wooden handle wrapped with blue silk cord with pebbly white sharkskin showing through diamond-shaped openings in wrapping. Meta…
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Title
Dirk; Scabbard Sword
Date
1800 – 1880
Material
metal; wood; fibre; enamel; skin
Dimensions
6.7 x 6.0 x 54.5 cm
Description
Japanese samurai sword with blue silk cord wrapped handle and black enamelled scabbard: (a) sword, long, slightly curved, steel blade joined to hilt with wide copper band. Wooden handle wrapped with blue silk cord with pebbly white sharkskin showing through diamond-shaped openings in wrapping. Metal cap at end of handle with relief of squatting figure reading scroll. Small cast figures of two deer caught beneath cord on either side of handle. Metal band at base of handle with relief of gilded figure in reed boat. Rectangular sword guard with cast relief of chrysanthemums and butterfly with holes cut through each side to accommodate small dirk handle. (b) dirk, steel bladed with copper handle with relief casting of brass dragon on one side. (c) scabbard, slightly curved wood covered with black enamel containing green flecks, blunt end, top of scabbard has slot on one side leading to pocket in scabbard to accommodate small dirk. Opposite side from slot has semi-circular horn ? lug threaded with a length of black silk cord. Note: small band at top of dirk pocket missing, enamel cracked and peeling in many places, especially near top, semi-circular lug loose.
Subject
Samurai
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Edith Morse Robb
animal
deer
dragon
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0061 a-c
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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ivory
Catalogue Number
103.08.0283
Description
Very elaborate carving of male figure seated on dragon, who is carrying a slipper in upraised, right hand. Dragon's tail is attached to man's hat and body of dragon undulates and curves to support rider. Dragon's head upraised and under slipper. Dragon's right foreleg touching man's upraised right …
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Title
Netsuke
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ivory
Dimensions
4.5 x 2.1 x 3.7 cm
Description
Very elaborate carving of male figure seated on dragon, who is carrying a slipper in upraised, right hand. Dragon's tail is attached to man's hat and body of dragon undulates and curves to support rider. Dragon's head upraised and under slipper. Dragon's right foreleg touching man's upraised right hand. Signature on belly deep brown tone to ivory, may have been stained. Opening for cord passage behind rider's right heel and dragon's belly.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
male
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0283
Images
Less detail

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