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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431577 (stock #C2737)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “Maintain social order and protect the safety,” this poster shows Mao’s quotations on the left and on the right, pictures of PLA and national guards solving crimes. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”. 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431578 (stock #C2738)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This air defense strategy poster created during the early 1970s was aimed to educate people of China on how to take shelter during an air strike. Titled “Disperse and Take Shelter”, this educational poster shows people walking into a bomb shelter and management of traffic, electricity and fire. Shan Xi People’s Air Defense Commending Office. 30” x 20”. 1970.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #431585 (stock #C2740)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This wood block print is in an unusual plum wine color, it shows Mao Ze Dong surrounded by impressionable and hot blooded red guards. Mao's holding a scroll that has his essay on it, and the red guards are holding Mao's red books. The red guard flag is flowing. 15" x 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #435967 (stock #A1047)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This contemporary Huanghuali scholar's brush pot has the simple elegance that is proven to be timeless. Huanghuali is an exotic tropical hardwood that grows in Vietnam and Hainan Island of China. This brush pot is made of Vietnamese Huanghuali and is very colorful and has rich grain pattern. When it comes to preservation, nothing works better than applying a thin layer of natural bees wax polish once in a while, and it gets even better with age. 5" diameter x 5.5” height.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Contemporary item #478984 (stock #C2743)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.95
The hard cover book is signed by authors. The Cultural Revolution in China was a time of upheaval and change. Millions of lives were disrupted and much effort was spent by the government and the Party to "reeducate" the populace through a great propaganda campaign. Posters, ceramic statues, Red Books, pins, and a myriad of other means were designed to get the message across. Now, after the opening of China to the West, these things are finding their way into the collector's market. In this remar...
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Contemporary item #504334 (stock #C2744)
West Coast Trading Group
$22.00
This hip Chinese People's Liberation Army messenger shoulder bag is measured 14" long and 13" wide. Great for carrying anything around town. Smiling Mao's image is imprinted just above the famous slogan during the Cultural Revolution "Serve the People - Mao Ze Dong," which refers to the spirit of Lei Feng.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Contemporary item #504354 (stock #Z2014)
West Coast Trading Group
$395.00
Liu Chunhai, a Chinese modern artist works closely with his partner and wife, the renowned new Chinese modern artist Zhao Tianqi. His drawing of an female red guard holding a rifle and carrying a knife, while an ancient scholar is reading a book is referring to Su Zi's War of Strategy and the Chinese proverb of "Discussing war strategy on paper", referring to the lack of practical field skills. 30" x 21". Signed and dated.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #504375 (stock #C2744)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
In 1976, Huo Guo Feng succeeded Mao Ze Dong to become the Chairman of China. His career was short lived. In 1978, Deng Xiao Ping took over and made the announcement of "Getting Rich is Glorious." Hua Guo Feng's legacy had become the unfortunate mockery, coined by Mao's words of "If you are taking care of it, I don't have to worry,” as seen in this poster. This sentence was originally used to refer Mao entrusting Hua to be his successor, however, since Hua Guo Feng was proven to be lacking dire...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #519017 (stock #C2745)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
"Every day is prosperous and every day brings in wealth." Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. Created by Wang Zhenyu and Yan Fang. Tianjin Yangliuqing Art publishing house, June 1994, first edition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #519025 (stock #C2747)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
“Prosperous and Everything to your satisfaction”. Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. Created by Zhou Gui Yu, Heilongjiang Art publishing house, July 1989. 44,550 print run. 0.48 Chinese cents at the time.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 2000 item #519027 (stock #C2748)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
“Every year is prosperous and large sum of wealth is coming in”. Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. Created by Peng Gong Lin and Peng Hong. Liao Ling publishing house, July 1992. 46,700 print run. 0.64 Chinese cents at the time....
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #519028 (stock #C2749)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
“Five kinds of happiness are coming into your home”. Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. This poster shows five chubby baby boys and girls celebrating new year. Created by An Jie. Ji Lin Art publishing house, June 1987. 99,870 pr...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #519033 (stock #C2751)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
“Prosperity Baby Boy brings wealth to your home”. Chinese chubby baby posters were a must have for New Years. Called "Nian Hua", or Chinese New Year posters, these Chinese chubby baby posters exudes happiness and strength, coupled with good luck words, symbols and motifs, it express a traditional ideals of prosperity, happiness, longevity, and unity. Created by Peng Gong Lin. Heilongjiang Art publishing house, July 1989. 69,400 print run. 0. 48 Chinese cents at the time.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #522285 (stock #C2756)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
This original Chinese movie poster was produced by Beijing Movie Company, for a movie made in the 1970s, titled "Female Flight Pilot." This Chinese movie poster was distributed by Beijing Movie Distribution company and has scenes from the movie on her life as a female pilot and her revolutionary background. Scenes included in this movie poster included her studying of Mao's Thoughts.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #522289 (stock #C2757)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
A feminist and activist and a hero who led the movements against the Nationalist Party from her village, which resulted to her execution in 1947. She joined the Chinese communist party in 1946 and was the Secretary to the Women's Federation in her village, which she set up after becoming a member to the Chinese communist party. This poster titled “Liu Hu Lan’s Story”, was made for the kindergarten class students, published by Shanghai educational publishing house originally in September 1...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #522290 (stock #C2758)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
This poster titled “Liu Hu Lan’s Story”, was made for the kindergarten class students, published by Shanghai educational publishing house in mid 1980s. Created by Xu Chun Zhong. Liu Hu Lan is a feminist and women activist, she was considered a hero who led the movements against the Nationalist Party from her village, which resulted to her execution in 1947. She joined the Chinese communist party in 1946 and was the Secretary to the Women's Federation in her village, which she set up afte...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #522299 (stock #C2759)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
Titled "conduct revolutionary criticism", this original poster depicts an older farmer lady holding her fist, conducting a revolutionary criticism session, and a group of revolutionary committee members writing big character poster titled "Deeper development of revolutionary criticism, down with Liu Shao Qi." This poster was developed as part of poster series for air defense and was developed by the Capital City People's Air Defense People's Leader Group in 1970.