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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #100018 (stock #V2062)
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$39.00
Size: 60” (L) by 13.5” (W) “It’s the fairness of a government official that writes his legacy; when one has the society in mind when conduct business it will promote a calm society”. By 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 west...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #84740 (stock #V2034)
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Size: 64” (L) by 15" (W) "When people are leaving, the tea won't get cold; when guests are visiting, the wine tastes even better." 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 revolts. Long an insulated ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #100014 (stock #V2058)
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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 : Pre 1920 item #100007 (stock #V2054)
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Size: 64” (L) by 15" (W) When the ocean is wide it allows for deep waves, when the sky is high one can see the far away stars. Written by General ZhangXueliang / Chang Hsüeh-liang (1898-2001), a famous Chinese warlord, on the death (1928) of his father, he succeeded as military governor of Manchuria. His unusual life story has made into movies and his death in 2001 evoked articles featured in many Chinese magazines, even earned a story on the Economist China went through a period of pr...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #100009 (stock #V2056)
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Size: 60” (L) by 16" (W) “The ocean is a dragon’s world, the cloud is a crane’s home”. By General ZhangXueliang / Chang Hsüeh-liang (1898-2001), a famous Chinese warlord 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 ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #522302 (stock #C2761)
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$69.00
This 1979 Changsha, the capital city of Hunan, Health Department poster was issued for government and schools to educate the people and children the importance of washing hands, not drinking tap water and killing pests. A cartoon on the bottom showing two kids playing soccer.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818898 (stock #C2899)
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$75.00
A very popular phrase in the Chinese students' morale education is this - "Help Others are what makes me happy," this catch phrase was engrained in the Chinese children's mind, in that as part of the social education classes, students are required to conduct "Helping others" activities outside of school and report back to the teachers. Those Chinese pupils who demonstrated these abilities were rewarded. This poster shows a young pupil holding a number of umbrella in a stormy weather, implying th...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #818902 (stock #C2900)
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$79.00
The phrase of "Jian Ku Pu Su" which was first used to describe the red army soliders' condition and spirit during the Long March was used often by the Chinese government to educate the people on how to be overcome difficulities. Jian Ku Pu Su means "Difficulty, Bitterness, Simple and Humble". The government wanted people not to be excessive, to be recycling minded and not to be rid of things just because it's old or used. In this image, it shows a student sewing up an outfit. Jan 1978. Shanghai ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #277079 (stock #C2492)
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$59.00
Titled “Helping Grandma Putting Thread into the Needle”, this poster depicts a young girl helping her grandma, a scene that expressed the traditional value of Chinese society where the young will care for the older generation. Created by Jing Yan Long, published by People’s publishing house, this poster was printed in July 1987. Size: 30” by 21”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #277090 (stock #C2494)
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Titled “I love flowers”, this poster depicts a boy tending his plants. Created by Liu Guang Can, published by Sichuan Publishing house, distributed by Sichuan Xinhua bookstore, and printed by Sichuan Xinhua Color Printing Company, this poster was printed in May 1982. Total of 210,000 copies were ever made. The price of t he poster was 16 cents at the time. Size: 30” by 21”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #277099 (stock #C2497)
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Titled “Babies like Fish”, this poster depicts two young children next to a little gold fish tank. Created by Zuo Bin, published by People’s Publishing house, printed by Beijing printing company, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua bookstore, this poster was printed in July 1983. Price of it is 16 cents. Size: 30” by 21”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 2000 item #818889 (stock #C2897)
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$75.00
Titled "The motherland is with our heart", this Chinese educational propaganda poster was distributed to schools and other public places as propaganda materials for young children of China. In this poster it shows students holding Chinese traditional symbols like the red lantern and the Chinese communist flag. 1991. Shanghai People's Art publishing house. 58,500 copies were ever produced. 0.50 yuan.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #818894 (stock #C2898)
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$75.00
Titled "Heroic stories are in our memories", this poster was one of the hero worship propaganda campaigns conducted by the Chinese government in the late 80s. In this poster, a young student is holding a diary and writing down stories of Chinese communist government's heroes and martyrs. Sichuan Art Publishing house, August 1987, 49,920 in print. 0.26 yuan. 30" x 21".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #276998 (stock #C2469)
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$59.00
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 has several motifs symbolizing the above ideals such as the birds and the ruyi stick. The poster is titled "Good Fortune and Longevity all around, Prosperity and Happiness ”, created by An Jie, published by People’s Art Publishing House, pri...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #277003 (stock #C2469B)
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$59.00
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 depicts a Chubby baby boy being held up by the Longevity man. The poster is titled "People enjoy longevity, The Year enjoy a good harvesting season”, created by Zhang Wei Mei, published by TianJin Yang Liu Art publishing House, printed by Tian...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #277015 (stock #C2474)
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$59.00
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. The poster is titled "Golden Dragon playing with Spring Children”. Created by Zhu Xi Huang, published by People’s Athletic Publishing House, printed by Beijing Rubber No 2 Factory, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua Bookstore in August 1983. Price of it...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #277020 (stock #C2475)
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$59.00
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. The poster is titled "Playing with Water”. Created by Shi Piao, published by People’s Athletic Publishing House, printed by Beijing Rubber No 2 Factory, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua Bookstore in August 1983. Price of it was 20 cents. Size: 30” b...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #277022 (stock #C2476)
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$59.00
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. The poster is titled "So many chickens and such large eggs”. Created by Ding Zhong Zhe, published by People’s Athletic Publishing House, printed by Beijing Rubber No 2 Factory, and distributed by Beijing Xinhua Bookstore in August 1983. Price of it was...