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All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #196393 (stock #S1125)
West Coast Trading Group
$689.00
This beautifully carved marble stone Guan Yin statue has a boy next to the foot of Guan Yin Goddess, a popular fertility symbol in China. The exact phrase to describe this image is called "Guan Yin Brings Child to your home". In China, Guan Yin is the most worshiped Goddess and a statue such as this one is often seen in a temple where the locals would gather and pray for a healthy conception or delivery of a baby. Size: 14" Long by 6" Wide by 30". Weight: 150 lbs.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #196419 (stock #S1129)
West Coast Trading Group
$469.00
This beautiful stone statue is carved with intricate details and meditating Buddha's surrounded by floating flowers and resting horses. The incorporation of horses provides a hint to the origin of the statue may reside within the northwestern part of China, possibly along the Silk Road. We obtained this special stone statue as part of September collection. Size: 8.5 wide by 5" tall by 34" tall. Weight: 80 pounds. Delivery charge will be based on the destination address, please allow 24-48 hours ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #196535 (stock #C2264)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This Cultural Revolution Statue features a People's Liberation Army soldier in Korean War outfit. During the Korean War, Chinese government sent hundreds of thousands of PLA soldiers to fight with the North Koreans. This sculpture was made in memory of this war and the PLA heros. Size: 10" T by 5" W by 4" D.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #256860 (stock #B2018)
West Coast Trading Group
$129.00
Bronze Tibetan Buddhist Statue. Known as Kubera, a deity also known as Jambhala or Volishravar, he is the guardian of the north, also known as the separate god of wealth of prosperity. He is the lord of the Yakshas, seen on his righ lab is a mongoose who is spitting out treasures whenever Kubera squeezes it. A perfect fengshui gift. Size: 5.5" L by 5" W by 9" T. Weight: 6 lbs.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #257768 (stock #C2265)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This Cultural Revolution Propaganda poster features Lin Biao holding Mao's red book. Titled "Establish Mao's theory being the only right theory", this poster features Mao's supposed successor Lin Biao advocating Mao's theory. Created by Central Government Art College Revolution Committee Propaganda Division in January 1968, this poster has its historical significance in that Lin Biao was later thought a threat to Mao's power, and subsequently ceased from political stage and deemed a traitor and ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #257900 (stock #C2267)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This Cultural Revolution block print portrays Lin Biao holding Mao's red book, titled "Raise Mao's Theory Highly and Raise the Greatest Red Flag", this poster's background is painted with a People's Liberation Army soldier pushing a startled horse off the rail road in an attempt to save the train from crashing. In small prints, it says "Serve the People, In memory of Bai Qiu En, Yu Gong can move the Mountain". Bai Qiu En is Dr. Norman Bethune, a Canadian revolutionary martyr. He was in China dur...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #257903 (stock #C2268)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This unusual block print from Cultural Revolution era depicts the famous scene known "Bomb the Commander Office", "My first big letter post" written in 1968 by Mao. The essay pointed all arrows to the then Chinese chairman Liu Shao Qi, who Mao disliked and subsequently gotten rid of. Liu died during Cultural Revolution after a series of struggle sessions and his family was humiliated. Historically speaking, the "Bomb the Commander Office" ignited the infamous Cultural Revolution and the essay wa...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #257907 (stock #C2269)
West Coast Trading Group
$32.00
This Mao's Philosophy Red Book was an excerpt of Mao's Communist essays, total of five of his essays were included in this red book, published by People's Publishing house, distributed by Xi Hua Bookstore, and printed by No. 1 Tian Jin printing company in October, 1970, this book was priced at 37 Chinese cents at the time. As evidenced by the stamp and the clean handwriting, this book was given to a woman by the name of Lin Yan Ping, by the Revolution committee of Beijing Xuan Wu District, Guang...
All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Reproductions : Museum Replicas : Contemporary item #258671 (stock #M2024)
West Coast Trading Group
$99.00
Chinese Bronze has long been considered a treasure from ancient China. Dating back to 4000 years ago, Chinese bronze were not only the daily utensils, work tools and weapons of the people of ancient times, but also exquisite works of master craftsmen, which have been handed down from generation to generation. The study of Chinese bronze usually spans an extensive period of time, up to the end of the Han Dynasty (220 AD). Excavation during the early to mid 1950s in the People's Republic of China ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259171 (stock #C2281)
West Coast Trading Group
$29.00
We found these red books at a December buying trip to a Beijing Second hand book market. Though conditions of these red books vary, almost everyone of them contained Lin Biao's words. Since Lin Biao's fall from Chinese political stage in late 1960s and deemed a traitor, any materials containing Lin Biao's words were ordered to be turned in, making these lucky red book survivors a rare collectible. Titled Mao’s Highest Commend, this red book was published by Tian Jin Cultural Revolution Printi...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259357 (stock #C2291)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Titled “Mao Leading Us Going Forward”, this poster features the three elite class citizen of the PLA solider, the factory worker and the farmer each holding Mao’s Theory Red Book, with their face looking forward. The background is full of red guards, red flags and red books. Wood block print was a typical form for creating Cultural Revolution propaganda as it was a cheap and fast form to create propaganda posters to be used by different revolution committees. Size: 30” L by 21” W.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259360 (stock #C2292)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Titled “Long Live Mao’s Theory”, this poster features the three elite class citizen of the PLA soldiers, the factory workers and the farmers each holding Mao’s Theory Red Book, with their face looking forward. The background depicts many farmers and factory workers each holding a red book, symbolizing their loyalty towards Mao. Wood block print was a popular method for creating Cultural Revolution propaganda materials, as it was a cheap and fast form to create propaganda posters to be us...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259365 (stock #C2292B)
West Coast Trading Group
$45.00
This propaganda poster features Mao and Lin Biao together reading a letter. This poster was definitely created to set up Lin Biao as Mao’s successor, as Mao had initially planned it. In this poster, it also displays Mao’s theory as well as Lin Biao’s words, together it creates the message that Lin Biao’s political career is on the rise and Mao had picked him as the successor. What really did happen was another story all together. When Lin Biao was declared a traitor and died from plane ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259376 (stock #C2293)
West Coast Trading Group
$45.00
This propaganda poster features Mao and Lin Biao together in a meeting. Titled “Long, Long Live Great Leader Chairman Mao”, this poster was a picture taken during the 9th Chinese Communist Party Central Government Committee Member’s first meeting. In small character, it indicated that the two people on the poster are “Great Leader Chairman Mao and his close comrade Lin Biao”. This poster was definitely created to set up Lin Biao as Mao’s successor, as Mao had initially planned it. In...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259401 (stock #C2294)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Titled “Great Country Wide Land, We can do what we want”, this poster features students who were sent down to the country side, holding Mao’s Theory and red flag. This poster symbolizes the movement of students being sent down to the country side to be re-educated and work and live with the farmers. Wood block print was a popular method for creating Cultural Revolution propaganda materials, as it was a cheap and fast form to create propaganda posters to be used by different revolution com...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259404 (stock #C2295)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Titled “We Love Chairman Mao Unconditionally”, this wood block print depicts many hot blooded young red guards holding red books and red flags looking up to the head shot of Mao. During Cultural Revolution, Mao was elevated to the god like position, worshipped by millions of Chinese, especially students. Size: 30” L by 20.5” W.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #259413 (stock #C2296)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This poster was produced to celebrate the fifteenth year anniversary of Mao visiting the Chinese Submarine. On the left hand side of the poster it was Mao’s writing, and it states the following, “In order to defend against the Imperialism, we must establish strong Navy, Mao Ze Dong, February 21, 1953”. Below the picture, it says “Created in memory of great leader chairman Mao visiting Navy Submarine division 15th year anniversary”. This poster, as indicated by the lower right hand sid...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #259425 (stock #C2297)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “Chinese People are with Courage”, this poster features Mao and Chinese first premier Zhou En Lai, sitting with Wang Jing Xi, a model worker from the famous sample oil field Da Qing, and Chen Yong Gui, a model farmer from the famous sample village Da Qing. This poster was produced by Shanghai People Art Publishing house, distributed by Shanghai Xinhua bookstore, and printed by Shanghai No. 2 printing company. This was printed in June 1978 and the price of the poster at the time was 14...