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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #100002 (stock #V2051)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This advertising poster from the 1930's is an ad for Central Agency Ltd., a company incorporated in Glasgow, Scotland. An advertising for the superb fabric this company produces, one may see a company labels on this posters and the yards the fabrics consists of. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #100014 (stock #V2058)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 64” (L) by 15.5" (W) “Books about the family and country should be read more often, Things that harm your body and soul should not be conducted”. By the famous Chinese artist ZhangDaQian. 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 powe...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #100015 (stock #V2059)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 51.5” (L) by 14.5" (W) “A prosperous journey leads to tens of thousands miles far away, happiness and longevity will last forever”. By Pan Lin Ben. 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, by a series of internal ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #100016 (stock #V2060)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 61” (L) by 15" (W) “When the flower is fragrant, it does not need to have many; when the room is serene, it does not need to be big”. By 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 insid...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #124080 (stock #V2097)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This poster is an image of a well known movie star from the 1930s in Shanghai. Known as Butterfly, "Hu Die", she was considered the most skilled female lead in Chinese cinama in the 30's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #164907 (stock #V2101)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Chiyo-Yoko Photo supply advertising poster. Ads includes different international brands the company distributes and sells.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #164911 (stock #V2102)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Victory Cigarette Advertising Poster.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #171646 (stock #V2103)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This is an ad for Tian Tai Young Cigarette Advertisement.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #171647 (stock #V2104)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This poster is an advertisement for International Dispensary Co. Shanghai China.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #171971 (stock #V2105A)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
"The three rivers are waiting for the arrivals of tea drinking guests, and the four oceans are waiting for the arrivals of spring wind." Written by Hua Shi Qian. Though the author of this sayings remain largely anonymous, the sayings in the scrolls were used for the generations to come. Often used as hospitality phrases and hung in the living room, the content of scrolls are often used to imply the welcomes one will receive upon entering the host's home. Size: 64” (L) by 15" (W)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #291927 (stock #V2107)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This is a poster featuring a young female swimmer by the pool. Titled "Fun at the pool", this poster was printed in Shanghai. Size: 31.5" by 20.5".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #291933 (stock #V2109)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Yuan Cheng Shun Emporium Advertising Poster. Size: 31" by 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #291934 (stock #V2110)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Kwong Sang Hong Ltd. Advertising Poster. This is a matching poster for V2006. Size: 31" by 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #297133 (stock #S1225)
West Coast Trading Group
$269.00
This playful stone statues of lion is perfect for garden settings or front door entrance. Lions are considered guardian animals and often are auspicious looking. This whimsicallion brings the lighter side of the lion image to live. Size: 8" by 7" by 15". Weight: 40 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #413232 (stock #D2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$229.00
This charming hand made Chinese Opera puppet with red hand-sewn dress of dragon design was used until very recently. As we were told by the dealer we met in our recent trip to northern China. Though the costume has shown the sign of aging and handling, the stitches of an auspicious dragon in the front of the rope showcases the seamstress’s attention paid to the detail. The back of the costume has the hand stitches of a longevity motif. The puppet was of a royalty character. We were told that ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #662794 (stock #S1388)
West Coast Trading Group
$398.00
This large sitting gilded stone buddha statue shows a medicine buddha in a meditating pose. The paint has faded over the years. There was an old repair on its face. size: 13" W by 7.5" D by 23". Weight: 100 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #664272 (stock #S1396)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,350.00
This large hand carved marble stone hitching post is measured 55" tall, 9" wide and 9" long. We have two of the same hitching posts in stock; they came in a pair but can be sold separately. Each weighs approx. 280 lbs. This traditional northern Chinese hitching post was used to tie horses for wealthy families. Often erected in a large courtyard, these decorative hitching posts in a pair are usually positioned on opposite side of the courtyard. This magnificent hand carved hitching post is both ...
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,...