H982.36.1a-s - Toy nesting egg c. 1930-50

Catalogue Number
H982.36.1a-s
Object Name
egg
Object Type
nesting
Culture
Asian; North American
Origin Country
Japan
Use Country
Canada
Use Province / Territory
British Columbia
Use Municipality
Vancouver
Dates/Period
1930s, 1940s
Date
1930 to 1950
Physical Description
9 wooden nesting eggs in 2 parts which screw together;inner eggs striped;box printed
a-b) egg; c-d) egg; e-f) egg; g-h) egg; i-j) egg; k-l) egg; m) half of egg; n, q) egg; o-p) egg; r-s) box and lid
Material
wood, paper, ink
Colour
Red, Green, Pink, Black, White
Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
a-b 7.0 4.4
c-d 5.2 3.6
e-f 3.7 3.0
g-h 3.2 2.6
i-j 2.6 2.3
k-l 2.0 2.0
m 0.9 1.6
o-p 1.0 1.4
q 0.8 1.1
n 0.8 1.1
r-s 9.5 7.0
Technique
cut, carved, painted ?, dyed ?
Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Banfield, W. Orson