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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #133069 (stock #C2163)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This Cultural Revolution color ceramics depicts a female farmer who double serves as a soldier / red guard. Her attire indicates that she is from the Chinese boarder, likely from the southeast China region, who's been assigned to guard the country's boarder with her gun. Her red arm band says "the Red Guard". Size: 15" tall by 4" wide by 4" deep.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #133099 (stock #C2166)
West Coast Trading Group
$79.00
This rare Cultural Revolution color ceramics features a Chinese female red guard and male red guard, each wearing the typical red guards uniform, and Mao's pins. The male red guard is seen holding a big bucket of paste in one hand and another big letter news on another, the female is holding a big brush and a red book. An accurate and vivid depiction of the red guards' typical day. During Cultural Revolution, these red guards posted big letter news and praised mao and criticized those counter-re...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #133498 (stock #C2174)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This Chinese propaganda poster features a chubby healthy Chinese kid playing a toy and putting pieces together. Titled "Step by Step", this non political themed poster was a reflection of changes in Chinese political atmosphere shortly after Chinese Cultural Revolution. Post Cultural Revolution, school education system was re-established, and kids are returning to school. There was an re-emphasis in school education and one child policy. The chubby kid image was one that advocated by the Chinese...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #135322 (stock #C2179)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "The friendship flower blossoms", this Cultural Revolution propaganda poster depicts three children, one Caucasian, one African, and one Chinese smiling and together. A symbol of peace and world unity, this poster was designed to advocate that Communist way was the only way to unite the world people together.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #135331 (stock #C2180)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled "Ping Yin, Read and Write, six, seven, eight, nine and ten", (Pin Yin is a system developed by Chinese central government after 1949 on how to learn to pronounce Chinese and is a system used only in Mainland China), this very adorable poster features a group of elementary school kids learning how to pronounce Chinese using Pin Yin system, as well as counting, A rare non political Chinese school kids poster from the late 70s, this type of posters usually hang in Chinese classrooms.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #135835 (stock #C2182)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This is an elementary school poster featuring a kid with her doll. Titled "the loudspeaker sounds again".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #135883 (stock #C2185)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This unusual poster features Mao in his famous pose, with arms extended. The rarity of this poster has to do with the background message, where Lin Biao's words praising Mao was seen in calligraphy. It states the following: "Sailing the ocean requires the great helmsman, Revolution relies on Ma Ze Dong's theory. Sign Lin Biao, date: 1967, October 29th." Developed by Chinese Marine's Political Department, this poster was made for a special occasion, as indicated in the red letters just below the ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #136602 (stock #C2192)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This color ceramics vividly depicts one of the most loved then most hated politician in China named Lin Biao. A beloved general who led the Northeastern army divisions, Lin Biao was known as Mao's successor in the mid to late 60s until his fatal escape attempt to leave China, after he had fallen out of favor of Mao. In the famous restaurant inner city of Beijing called the Red Capital Club, a drink named "crash" is served as an reference to Lin Biao's ill attempted escape. Lin Biao was known ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1970 item #138359 (stock #V2101A)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 61” (L) by 15" (W) "If the flower is fragrant, it does not take many; when the room is elegant, it does not have to be large." Written by the founding father of China, Sun Yatsen. China went through a period of profound transformation between the turn of the 19th century and the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The Qing Dynasty was in its final years; a shadow of its former self and under threat from outside, by the Japanese and western powers, and inside, b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #138910 (stock #O2013)
West Coast Trading Group
$180.00
In the olden days of China, this make up box with many layers was once used as a wedding present. This leather on wood make up box was finished with red lacquered leather, with linings made of what appears to be ancient Chinese lunar calendars. Makes a wonderful decorative piece in one's bedroom. Size: 10.5" L *8.5" W *7" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #138912 (stock #O2015)
West Coast Trading Group
$180.00
In the olden days of China, this make up box with many layers was once used as a wedding present. This leather on wood make up box was finished with red lacquered leather, with linings made of what appears to be ancient Chinese lunar calendars. Makes a wonderful decorative piece in one's bedroom. Size: 10.5" L *8.5" W *6.5" H.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #139087 (stock #S1081)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,200.00
This ancient stone carving plate displays a meditating Buddha sitting in what appears to be a temple setting. On the back of the stone, there is another carving of a Buddha. The entire statues is carved out of one single stone. The details of this stone statue is impeccable, creating an elusion of an actual meditation temple in one single piece of stone. Size: 12" Wide by 4.5" Deep by 19" Tall. Weight: 100 pounds. Circa 1850.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #140009 (stock #O2021)
West Coast Trading Group
$200.00
Stone carving of standing servant Han style. Size: 3" Wide * 2.5" Deep *11.5" H. Weight: 5 lbs.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #146614 (stock #C2200)
West Coast Trading Group
$20.00
This large Mao's plate measures 8.5" tall by 5.5" wide by 1.7" deep. Weight: 3 pounds. Worth noting is the bottom of the plate is a familiar image of the People's Congress and the sign that says "Celebration of the 24th anniversary of People's Republic of China and "Long Live Chairman Mao".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #147419 (stock #C2204)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This large Cultural Revolution sculpture depicts Madam Mao holding Mao's red book. Size: 14.5" Tall, 3" Deep, 4" Wide. Weight: 5.5 pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #147420 (stock #C2204B)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This Cultural Revolution color ceramics depicts a famous scene from the Cultural Revolution Peking Opera of Red Lantern. The woman holding the red lantern was the heroin of the opera, in which she saved and cooperated with the Red Army in the defeat of the Guo Mei Dong and Japanese invaders. The sculpture measures 10" tall, 3" deep and 3" wide. Weight: 3 pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #147421 (stock #C2205)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This Cultural Revolution Color Ceramics depicts a strong female farmer. The colors used on this sculpture is quite vivid and the image a familiar one. A symbol of "Women can hold half sky", as advocated by Mao in the 1950s and 1960s, this image represented the rising of the farmer class as well as women. Size: 12" tall by 4.5" wide by 4" deep. Weight: 5 pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #147423 (stock #C2206)
West Coast Trading Group
$109.00
This Cultural Revolution Color Ceramics depicts Mao and Lin Biao on Forbidden City Hall facing the TianAnMen square, interviewing the Cultural Revolution Army. Lin Biao was a general who rose in power and considered Mao's successor, until his unfortunate fell out of favor in late 60s which resulted his death in an attempt to escape China for Russia. This sculpture displays the nostalgia era of Mao and Lin Biao, as some may say, that had lost with the death of Lin Biao and later, the end of Cultu...