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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #295744 (stock #M2030)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This vintage Chinese bronze features a camel rider that is referred as "Hu" people, the type of people who now reside in Western China and central Asia and called Minority Chinese. In ancient China, "Hu" people had major influence to Chinese culture and artistic expressions. This large and elegant sculpture is measured 15" long by 6" deep by 30" tall and weighs 40 lbs.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1950 item #363658 (stock #C2625)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This precious Chinese revolution notebook was produced for the First Women representative meeting in Beijing, taking place in November 1949. Participants of the meeting were all communist leaning countries that had relationships with Soviet and China. The owner of the book at the time wrote inside of this note book “Long live to Communist Party! March forward to communism”. Inside of it is a picture of Mao, and this person had noted below the picture “Leader of the Chinese Communist Party...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1980 item #885950 (stock #M2086)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This bronze crane on turtle statue is perfect for a zen garden setting. Crane is a symbol of longevity and love and is a common object seen in Japanese landscapes. Dragon turtle is a mystical creature in Chinese mythology and is used to symbolize longevity. The statue looks great near a pond or stand on its own in a zen garden. The crane is holding a plum flower branch in its mouth, the tip part of the blossom branch is a small bowl, makes a wonderful candle holder. We have a pair of this wonder...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889573 (stock #M2091)
West Coast Trading Group
$319.00
This gilt cast iron statue features a Buddha in meditating position, with both legs crossed in lotus position and hands folded. This statue is painted in gold, which symbolizes the important Buddha holds and the heart of the gold. Size: 11” by 8” by 16”. Weight: 20 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #481747 (stock #S1374)
West Coast Trading Group
$309.00
This particular vintage hand carved marble Buddha statue features one of the most unusual mudra - "the loving kindess" gesture, for the loving Buddha. Buddha himself was said to have taught thousands of different meditation techniques in order to meet the diverse needs, experiences and levels of consciousness of the people who sought him out. The core philosophy of Buddhism is the simple truth of kindness. We need to be kind to ourselves, to all other beings and to the earth. This Buddha, with h...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1960 item #655888 (stock #S1385)
West Coast Trading Group
$309.00
This beautiful hand carved stone Buddhist Monk statue is measured 8.5" wide and 16" tall. This piece came from our three-piece collection which was obtained from HeBei region of China. Gilded statues are often signs of that the piece came from a temple, the golden paint would have been re-applied on a regular basis to show respect to the Buddha. The Chinese Buddhists believed Buddha and his deciphers often wear golden leaved clothing. Shipping weight: 45 lbs.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1960 item #345434 (stock #C2559)
West Coast Trading Group
$300.00
This 1952 poster was created by Hu Delin. It has a very different flair to the style than the Cultural Revolution era posters, Mao’s cult personality is developing though it has not been the entire theme of the poster. In this poster, PLA soldiers are seen holding Mao’s Thoughts book and a text book called “literature book”. Published by PLA art publishing house in 1952, it was printed by Beijing Art Printing Company. Total print run: 120,000. Old Chinese Characters were used as the sim...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1910 item #147962 (stock #S1086)
West Coast Trading Group
$299.00
This stone statue on a stone plate is an image of the mystical creature of Kirin. This stone statue weights approx. 60 pounds. Size: 15" deep by 7" wide by 10" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #430271 (stock #M2076)
West Coast Trading Group
$298.00
This large bronze buddha statue features a Bodhisatwa with his consort. He is likely to be Samanta Bhadra, who is the leader of sixteen Boddhisatwa. In this statue, he is embraced by his consort "Dharmavajra." 9" x 12" x 5".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1960 item #363666 (stock #C2626)
West Coast Trading Group
$295.00
This post Chinese revolution peace announcement notebook was sold from a Beijing Retail company in the fourth quarter of 1952. Mao's picture was featured in this notebook, as well as his quote "Love your country, love your people, love the work, treasure the countries properties". Another imprints says "Protect the Peace is every person's responsibility", other announcements and quotations from Asian and Pacific Islands Peace Summit meeting. The notebook was used to capture notes taken from pres...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1970 item #365395 (stock #C2630B)
West Coast Trading Group
$295.00
This set of four books is a rare collection of Selected Articles of Chairman Mao is from the 1951 version, printed in 1963 as 14th edition, prior to the Cultural Revolution. Still published from right to left, and in vertical print, this set of four books were published in the traditional Chinese character format. A young Mao's picture is featured in the books, along with the slogan of "United the world proletarian class!". This book was heavily studied by the original owner, with marks and nota...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1960 item #365412 (stock #C2632)
West Coast Trading Group
$295.00
Titled “The pinnacle of the socialism in Chinese Rural Side”, these rare three volume books was developed by Chinese Communist Party Central Office in 1956 in Beijing. Owned by Jia Shu Ying, It was printed using the traditional Chinese character format, and read from right to left, and the sentences were vertically displayed in the old fashioned manner. A rare first edition, it was published in January 1956, amidst the Hundred Flowers Campaign, part of Three Flags campaign, which the Great ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #109172 (stock #M2015)
West Coast Trading Group
$289.00
This magnificent Chinese Bronze Statue is made of four components. the warrior, the horse, the saddle and the metal stick. This assembled large bronze statue is yet another fine example of ancient, yet artful design of Chinese Bronze. Size: 23" L by 7" Wide by 37" Tall. Weight: 30 Pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #295739 (stock #M2029)
West Coast Trading Group
$289.00
This antique Chinsee bronze is a water container in the shape of fish. Original pieces of Chinese Bronzes date back as early as 16th Century B.C. and as late as 220 B.C, with many pieces created subsequently, during different periods and dynasties. It was said that during the Qing dynasty, the emperors had a love for Chinese bronze made using the traditional technique and thus there was a surge of these Chinese bronze made during the 17th and 19th century, many designs were similar or resembled ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #426095 (stock #S1370)
West Coast Trading Group
$289.00
This beautifully carved Guan Yin head shot on a thick marble stone shows the artisan's talent of making a well known image of the Goddess of compassion and mercy into something uniquely memorable. The face of the Guan Yin is kind and serene, and the elaborate head piece she wears shows people's vivid imagination of this popular Goddess in China. 10” x 12” x 1”
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1980 item #939097 (stock #C2939)
West Coast Trading Group
$289.00
One of the most sought after color ceramic statues of Mao Ze Dong and Lin Biao riding on the black jeep reviewing the red guards army on Tiananmen Squire, this really heavy and detailed hand glazed color ceramic statue is one of the most representative statues of the Cultural Revolution era. Gross weight 30 lbs. Size: 15" x 8" x 11". This statue represents an era during the late 60s where Lin was thought to be the heir apparent. Featured in many magazines including New York Times, this very well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #174654 (stock #F2008)
West Coast Trading Group
$275.00
Small end tables with intricate carvings. Size: 15" W by 7.5" D by 22" T.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #291773 (stock #B2038)
West Coast Trading Group
$269.00
Bronze Guan Yin Statue riding on a lion. Size: 9" by 6" by 11.5". Weight: 12 lbs. Her hand is holding a ruyi stick, a symbol of wish coming true.