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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #262437 (stock #C2335)
West Coast Trading Group
$40.00
This poster is titled "We Want to be Red Army Soldier" and was once upon a time an educational material for Beijing Elementary school Chinese class material. According to the stamp, it belonged to Beijing XinAnDi No. 2 elementary school. In this poster, it depicts Mao and a few school age kids, and in the background, are red army soldiers. Size: 30" by 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #657791 (stock #B2053)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This lovely door knocker is simple yet elegant, its design element reflects the zen meditation. The door knocker is made of cast bronze and is made to resemble the face of a lion, the symbol of auspiciousness. Perfect for the front entrance door or your garden gate. Also works great as a hand towel bar. 3.25" diameter and 4.75" long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #69672 (stock #V2019)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Embassy Virginia Cigarette advertisement vintage poster from 1930 Shanghai era. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide. For additional and detailed photos please visit our mirror site at http://www.zitantique.com/poster.html. Should you be interested, you may also place an order online at our mirror site under “Order Form” at http://www.zitantique.com/posterorder.html.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #431477 (stock #C2721)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
Titled “For revolution, one must save cardboard and recycle paper products, including paper boxes.” The poster demonstrates that for every ton of cardboard recycled, the country can produce the equivalent of 1700 kg of corn, 570 kg of charcoal, 350 kilowatts-hours and 100 cubic meters of water. A list of recycling centers in Beijing with phone numbers and addresses, as well as the types of recyclables were listed. A rare early Chinese environmental protection and conservation poster. 30" x ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #362597 (stock #V2117)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Eveready battery Shanghai poster featuring images from the 1930s colonial Shanghai era.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #276113 (stock #C2451)
West Coast Trading Group
$52.00
This Chinese New Year poster was created by Tian Jin Yang Liu Youth group, and is unusual due to its coloring technique. Traditional design was used in this painting with a chubby baby holding a peach, symbol of longevity, and Ruyi stick, symbol of “As you Wish”. Size: 15” by 21”.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #296329 (stock #S1205)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This beautifully carved stone composite meditating Buddha plate depicts the most prominent Buddha authority figure Shaykamuni in Padmasana Asana, the well known lotus position. His left hand is in the Bhumisparsa mudra, which mens touching the earth, to invoke the earth as a witness to the truth of his words. The flames are symbols of eternal lights. The lotus throne Shaykamuni is sitting on is held by a strong heavenly God, or Luo Han, the two standing Buddhist monks serve as devotees and prote...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #193198 (stock #C2251)
West Coast Trading Group
$40.00
This extra large Cultural Revolution Plaque features Mao's head shot. On the two sides of the photo are poems written by Mao. Below the photo are Mao's excerpts from the red books. The back side of this plaque features pictures of farmers titled "Agriculture should learn from Da Zai". Da Zai was nominated as the sample community village and studied by all of the villages around the China. The base of the plaque also has Mao's poem imprints. Size: 7.3" W by 2.2" D by 10.7" H. Weight: 6 lbs.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #296382 (stock #S1208)
West Coast Trading Group
$589.00
This meditating Buddha plate from early to mid 19 c is of granite stone depicts a Buddha in meditating pose. His hand is in the Abhaya Mudra, Fearlessness Gesture. Also called Renunciation Gesture. , his legs crossed, in the famous lotus position, called Padmasana. The circle behind his head is the sign of sun, with the flames symbolizes the eternal light. Two Luohan figures are carved just below the base, they serve as guardians to the Buddha and in this statue, they are seen supporting the Bu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1960 item #933018 (stock #C2934)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,095.00
Perhaps one of the rarest posters from the Communist China, this poster from 1956 in both Chinese and Tibetan shows Mao Ze Dong and Dali Lama, along with other Tibetan leaders meeting and gathering in Beijing, created from a photo taken during their meeting. China took control of Tibet in 1950s, Dali Lama went into exile since then. A very determined Communist China set up government in Tibet and started its occupation of Tibet in 1950s. This very timely and possibly one of the very few images o...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #714336 (stock #B2085)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
This elegant and unusual Chinese door knocker comes with very unusual shape and the motif of lion is both intricate and intriguing. Holes have been predrilled for hanging. Both for outdoors and indoors. Size: 6" wide by 7" long.
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1960 item #365412 (stock #C2632)
West Coast Trading Group
$295.00
Titled “The pinnacle of the socialism in Chinese Rural Side”, these rare three volume books was developed by Chinese Communist Party Central Office in 1956 in Beijing. Owned by Jia Shu Ying, It was printed using the traditional Chinese character format, and read from right to left, and the sentences were vertically displayed in the old fashioned manner. A rare first edition, it was published in January 1956, amidst the Hundred Flowers Campaign, part of Three Flags campaign, which the Great ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #101695 (stock #V2066)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This advertising poster from 1930 Shanghai era is an ad for a company that produced "Flower and Drum" brand fabrics coloring material that came in a bag. The company's address, which was located in TianJin is prominently displayed on the lower right corner. Judging by the attire, this poster is likely to be produced prior to the 1930's, before the Western influence became the dominant force in Shanghai, China. Size: 31.5" L by 11.5" W.
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #773822 (stock #B2057)
West Coast Trading Group
$259.00
Cast Iron Gilt Buddha sitting in meditation pose on lotus pedals while holding a lotus. The lotus may be shown with eight petals, symbolic of the Noble Eightfold path. Lotus flowers were associated with purity and spiritual perfection. Intricate details Size: 8.5" by 6.5" by 13.5". Weight: 18 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889630 (stock #M2097)
West Coast Trading Group
$189.00
Gilt cast iron Buddha head with head piece. Size 6" x 6" x 7".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #889631 (stock #M2098)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Lovely Guan Yin bust in cast iron. 5.5" x 3" x7.5" tall.