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All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Pre 1980 item #898322 (stock #W2002)
West Coast Trading Group
$895.00
Elegant Ma Jiang (Majiang, Mahjong) table hard carved with solid northern elm wood. Completely hand made, accompanying this table is two large northern official chairs in northern elm wood, dark black paint which is both contemporary and traditional. Make a grand statement to pair the two chairs together or place them separately in your study or living room. The table comes with very elegant mortise and tenon technique and has a horse hoof legs. The officials' chairs are with clean lines and car...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #889644 (stock #M2098)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Lovely Guan Yin bust in cast iron. 5.5" x 3" x7.5" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1960 item #889633 (stock #S1409)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
This beautiful hand carved marble stone guan yin head is a great office decor piece which evokes a very unique zen element. 3.5" X 3.5" x 5.5"
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.
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 1950 item #889629 (stock #M2094)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Lovely Guan Yin bust in cast iron. 4" x 8" x10" tall. shippable weight" ~ 15 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889628 (stock #M2096)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Lovely Guan Yin bust in cast iron. 4" x 8.5" x10" tall. shippable weight" ~ 15 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #889627 (stock #M2095)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Lovely Guan Yin bust in cast iron. 4" x 8.5" x10" tall. shippable weight" ~ 15 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889625 (stock #M2093)
West Coast Trading Group
$239.00
Cast Iron gilt Buddha head with decorative head piece with carved meditating buddha figures. Size 13" x 13" x 18". shippable Weight: ~20 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889578 (stock #M2092)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
This meditating cast iron statue features a Buddha holding a begging bowl. This position is called Patra, when a seated figure holds a begging bowl on his lap, it means that he is the head of a monastic order. Interpretation could still vary – some say the bowl is an indication of that this Buddha is a Medicine Buddha, the most popular Buddha God in Japan. This Buddha is in the Bhumisparsa mudra, it means “touching the earth as Gautama did, to invoke the earth as a witness to the truth of hi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889573 (stock #M2091)
West Coast Trading Group
$319.00
This gilt cast iron statue features a Buddha in meditating position, with both legs crossed in lotus position and hands folded. This statue is painted in gold, which symbolizes the important Buddha holds and the heart of the gold. Size: 11” by 8” by 16”. Weight: 20 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889567 (stock #M2090)
West Coast Trading Group
$269.00
This meditating cast iron statue features a Buddha holding a begging bowl. This position is called Patra, when a seated figure holds a begging bowl on his lap, it means that he is the head of a monastic order. Interpretation could still vary – some say the bowl is an indication of that this Buddha is a Medicine Buddha, the most popular Buddha God in Japan. This Buddha is in the Bhumisparsa mudra, it means “touching the earth as Gautama did, to invoke the earth as a witness to the truth of hi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #889556 (stock #M2088)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
This meditating cast iron statue features a Buddha holding a begging bowl. This position is called Patra, when a seated figure holds a begging bowl on his lap, it means that he is the head of a monastic order. Interpretation could still vary – some say the bowl is an indication of that this Buddha is a Medicine Buddha, the most popular Buddha God in Japan. This Buddha is in the Bhumisparsa mudra, it means “touching the earth as Gautama did, to invoke the earth as a witness to the truth of hi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1980 item #885950 (stock #M2086)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This bronze crane on turtle statue is perfect for a zen garden setting. Crane is a symbol of longevity and love and is a common object seen in Japanese landscapes. Dragon turtle is a mystical creature in Chinese mythology and is used to symbolize longevity. The statue looks great near a pond or stand on its own in a zen garden. The crane is holding a plum flower branch in its mouth, the tip part of the blossom branch is a small bowl, makes a wonderful candle holder. We have a pair of this wonder...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #877562 (stock #C2920)
West Coast Trading Group
$13.00
This is a People's Republic of China's Navy hat which was very popular during the Cultural Revolution worn most by the Chinese government officials. Also very popular with Mao Ze Dong, sometimes called the Chinese bureaucrat's hat, this is a hat worn mostly by people of importance during the Cultural Revolution era. Standard military issued size, one size fits all. Inseam is 8" diameter.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #868226 (stock #C2915)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00 - SOLD
This original Chinese birth control poster is titled "For revolution, implement birth control". In this picture, a Chinese factor woman worker is shown holding a booklet titled "the plan of implementing birth control", which was a mandatory reading at the time when the policy was being implemented everywhere in China. Varies non-related revolutionary themed pictures are in the background, implying that birth-control is too, part of the revolutionary movement. 1974, Shanghai People's Publishing H...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #868225 (stock #C2914)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
Original vintage Chinese cultural revolution era poster showing the slogan of "Insist on Getting Married late, to let your youth to provide more heat and bright future". This poster is meant to discourage people getting married early so that they would have fewer children. Judging by the slogan, this is a poster that was created prior to 1978, when the mandatory one child policy became written in the Chinese law. This poster was created by an oil drilling and mineral company in Beijing.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1990 item #867096 (stock #C2913)
West Coast Trading Group
$89.00
Titled "Better every year", "jing shang tian hua", this original Chinese New Year poster is a combination of new themes (noted as the young lady) and old (noted as the traditional attired lady). The young modern lady is portrayed as a teacher. Size: 30" x 21". August 1987, first edition. 60,000 in print at the time. 0.25 yuan.