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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68639 (stock #V2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
1930 Shanghai liquor commercial poster - Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www.zitantique.com/posterorder.html.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68652 (stock #V2002)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
1930 Shanghai vintage advertising poster - Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www.zitantique.com/posterorder.html.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68653 (stock #V2003)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
1930 Shanghai vintage advertising poster - Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www.zitantique.com/posterorder.html.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68772 (stock #V2004)
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$24.00
The sitting monk poster is actually an advertisement for a calming medicine available in the thirties in China. This medicine supposedly had a very strong calming effect. As depicted in this advertisement, a monk is surrounded by seven scantily clad women and not tempted. The message is subtle but would have been clear to someone living at the time. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should y...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68775 (stock #V2005)
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$24.00
Unless you understand the fine prints of this poster, you would think these two women are posing suggestively for an interesting audience. But really, this was only an advertisement for the Shanghai Commercial Art Company. “Quality painting and printing services are provided at a discounted price” is the essence of the message. These two young women were models for the art company. Though the four larger letters of “Congratulations on a new beginning”, actually referred to the start o...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68776 (stock #V2006)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Hwong Sang Hong, a Hong Kong based toiletries Company, used the two girls on the poster to advertise a series of products, from toothpaste to perfume. The products the offered, of course was quite westernized at the time and definitely attracted many young women in and outside of Shanghai. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mir...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68778 (stock #V2007)
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$24.00
This advertisement was for the Wu-xi silk company. A girl half wearing a red silk lingerie, a bird, a mink wrap around, need to say more? Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www.zitantique.com/posterorder.html.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68779 (stock #V2008)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
There is nothing shy about 1930 Shanghai. This advertisement of “Sa-Bei” brand cigarette portrays two scantly clad women massaging each other in bed. This alone would make many people wonder what was indeed so special about the cigarette. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68782 (stock #V2009)
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$24.00
This is a Pairbelles cigarette girl advertisement. In case you are wondering, the two women on the left hand corner are the “pair belles” and are seemingly content with the Chinese traditional clothing, while the modern cigarette girl posing more suggestively by the water and blooming flowers. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #68783 (stock #V2010)
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$24.00
The Great Eastern Dispensary Company, joined owned by Chinese and the French, were part of colonialism Shanghai inherited in the 1930’s. Perhaps it also explains why the woman in the boat was so fashionably dressed, unlike the traditional Chinese at the time. One noticeable product the advertisement poster shows was the facial cream that is called “Child’s face”, which is listed to the lower right hand corner of the poster, it is named as such to state that the cream would make your fa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #68784 (stock #V2011)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Judging by the calendar date on the poster, this advertisement for the Great Britain and American cigarette company was done between 1915 and 1916, the glamour of the Shanghai Bund had yet to arrive, but the brands of cigarettes (Pirate, Pinhead, Peacock, Atlas, The Castles), symbol of the West had already invaded the post Qing dynasty of China. The cigarette girl dressed in traditional clothing, self consciously hiding her bound feet, showed the residue of the Manchurian Qing dynasty. Her eyes,...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #68786 (stock #P2004)
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$20.00
An artist who was also a monk did this original painting on a special type of unbleached paper, often used in Chinese watercolor. The painting was signed with his title – “Qing-Ju-Shi”, which meant that he was a kind of monk who was allowed to live outside of the temple and have a family. The name of the painting is “A beauty who is reading”. The poem written for her on the painting stated the following: “Millions of waves in the lake, all written in this picture.” Waves, in this ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #68787 (stock #P2005)
West Coast Trading Group
$20.00
An artist who was also a monk did this original painting on a special type of unbleached paper, often used in Chinese watercolor. The painting was signed with his title – “Qing-Ju-Shi”, which meant that he was a kind of monk who was allowed to live outside of the temple and have a family. The name of the painting is “Picture of a beauty”, portraying a semi nude woman sitting on lotus flowers. Paintings such as this were banned after the communist takeover in 1949. The resurfacing of...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #69650 (stock #C2013)
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$59.00
The Cultural Revolution created a twisted generation, with the brainwash started at childhood. However, not everything was polluted or had a political agenda. This children’s illustration poster was an example. In red, it said, “it is glorious to be paying attention to personal hygiene”. A little over the top maybe, but just about everything is Glorious back then. Another sentence on the upper right side of the poster said “when eating raw fruits, make sure to wash them clean”. ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #69663 (stock #C2019)
West Coast Trading Group
$25.00
This extremely rare porcelain display plate depicted Mao and Lin Biao together. In red, the writing stated “Mao and his close war comrade Lin Biao reviewing the giant Culture Revolution army”; the second line in red reads “Year 1968”. On the back of this plate were Mao’s words written from right to left, up to down. Like the bible, it was most likely seen in the red books. The words were originally said by Mao in 1961. At the bottom of the sentence, it was the common phrase of “Lon...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #69664 (stock #V2012)
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$24.00
The Double Crane brand was a British owned cigarette company. The four characters at the lower side of the poster said “quality and taste are both great.” It seems the two girls’ fashion taste are quite contemporary as well, as you can see, their dresses have sported come back recently. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at ou...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #69666 (stock #V2013)
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$24.00
This advertising poster featuring a woman with porcelain skin holding the Ku Lin brand facial Cream. On the upper left hand corner, it reads “Gift of Quality and Beauty”. Judging by the manufacturer name – “Xing Long Foreign Company”, this would have been a joint venture. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #69667 (stock #V2014)
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$24.00
This vintage advertising poster featured a Japanese woman wearing traditional Japanese clothing. On the upper right corner it says in Japanese “High quality Tobacco”. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www.zitantique.com/posterorder.html. .