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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1980 item #369464 (stock #C2659)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
Titled “Raise Chairman Mao’s Great Flag, Follow Closely to Chairman Hua, march forward successfully,” this Chinese Propaganda poster was created to promote Huao Gung Feng’s position as the successor to Mao, as determined by the 11th National Representative Meeting for Chinese Communist Party. Unfortunately for Hua, his leadership was short lived. In late 70’s, Deng Xiao Ping, whose words of “Getting Rich is Glorious”, made him a Western world’s favorite, took over the leadership ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1970 item #369455 (stock #C2658)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster is titled “Long live to the Red Sun of the world’s people, Chairman Mao”, in both Chinese and Mongolian, this poster was developed by Inner Mongolian Self regulating district revolutionary committee Chairman Mao’s Books Publishing house office in April 1969. The poster shows Mao in the middle, like the red sun, while the people of the world, as represented by Arabic, Latin America, Africa and other Asian countries people holding the red books. 30” x 21”
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #369444 (stock #C2657)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Titled “Long Live to the success of Chairman Mao’s Proletarian Revolution Road,” this wood block print shows a smiling Mao and the Chinese flag, along with the representatives of the proletarian class citizens such as peasants, workers and soldiers. Tianjin People’s Fine Art Publishing House, Revolution Big Criticism Group, September 1969.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Contemporary item #368865 (stock #Z2002)
West Coast Trading Group
$395.00
Zhao Tianqi graduated from the Printmaking Department of the Chinese Central Fine Art Academy in Beijing in 1992. Since then she has regular one-woman shows and group exhibitions - mostly in Beijing, but also in Hong Kong and in Japan. Zhao Tianqi has found an enthusiastic group of collectors among the Western diplomats in Beijing, and was an insiders's tip among expatriates in Beijing. Now Zhao Tianqi is on the best way to become a well-known artist in and outside of China. Her prints are in th...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Contemporary item #368859 (stock #Z2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$395.00
Zhao Tianqi graduated from the Printmaking Department of the Chinese Central Fine Art Academy in Beijing in 1992. Since then she has regular one-woman shows and group exhibitions - mostly in Beijing, but also in Hong Kong and in Japan. Zhao Tianqi has found an enthusiastic group of collectors among the Western diplomats in Beijing, and was an insiders's tip among foreign expatriates in Beijing. Now Zhao Tianqi is on the best way to become a well-known artist in and outside of China. Her prints a...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1970 item #368839 (stock #C2652)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This vivid wood block print features an angry red guard, holding a rifle, and it is titled "whoever is against Chairman Mao we will kill his DOG HEAD", dog head, a demeaning way of referring someone's head, apparently made its way in the propaganda materials to show the resolve of the Red Guards. Created by Capital Red Guards "Knife is Red" Editorial Department, February 1968.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Posters : Pre 1970 item #368832 (stock #C2651)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Titled "Success and bright road of Wu Qi", The May 7 road is referring to Mao Zedong's 7 May Directive, which was released on 7 May 1966. As explained in Dr. Stefan Landsberger’s site, located at http://www.iisg.nl/~landsberger/m7.html, “In this directive, Mao suggested setting up farms, later called cadre schools, where cadres and intellectuals, "sent down" from the cities, would perform manual labor and undergo ideological reeducation.” During the Cultural Revolution, "transferring cadre...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1980 item #367828 (stock #C2649)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This wood block print titled “Great Cultural Flag holder Comrade Jiang Qing” portrays Madam Mao or otherwise known as Jiang Qing extending her arm out while looking afar. The red flags showed variety of images of the heroes and heroines created from the Peking Operas, which had class struggle and other “revolutionary” themes, a project spearheaded by Jiang Qing to spread the “revolutionary spirit”. Wood block print, 1972. 30” x 21”.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1960 item #367823 (stock #C2648)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Poster is titled "People's Commune is Good", and shows farmers and peasants celebrating the establishment of People's Commune, which was one of the campaigns in the 1950s. In the background, flags were showing with the sign of "Long live to People's Commune." Wood block print, 1958.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1980 item #367758 (stock #C2646)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster titled “Long Live to Marxism, Leninism and Mao’s thoughts” was created by Lu Xun (a pro communist writer in the 1920s – 30s of China) Art Collage, Produced by Liang Ling Xinhua Bookstore, in 1971. 0.24 Yuan. As all Chinese political propaganda posters are created with very purposed look, and each element of the design was well thought out. In this poster, it features Mao in the front, smiling and look ahead, while Marx, Engles, Lenin and Stalin in the background. The lower p...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1970 item #367059 (stock #C2643)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
This "Learn from Lei Feng" plastic covered notebook was a reward given to a person by the name of Ding Zhi Chang for being "Five Good" in 1963. The notebook contains photos of LeiFeng. An official story was given about Lei Feng's background which conflicts with what is now a popular story of Lei Feng's true background. Still not officially the start of Cultural Revolution, this notebook belonged to a CCP member who wrote in details of different people's problems, mainly those targets who late...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1960 item #366500 (stock #C2637)
West Coast Trading Group
$500.00
Titled "Soviet Union is our best friend", this rare set of 6 independent posters feature a variety of black and white photos of Soviet's participation in building a Communist China, many are photos that were banned after Soviet-China split in the 1950s. The poster also featured a photo of Soviet establishing dimplatic relations with China in 1949. Detailed descriptions of Soviet's help in building a new china was written in the traditional Chinese character format. An Shan steel company was used...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #366144 (stock #M2055)
West Coast Trading Group
$169.00
Beautiful gilded Guan Yin bust with long braided hair in cast iron. Guan Yin, known for the Goddess of Compassion and Mercy, is often portrayed with elegant head piece. 4" x 7.5" x 10".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1960 item #365519 (stock #C2636B)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
Political items were used for the purpose of exchanging vows or setting up dates during Cultural Revolution, since personal feelings should never be revealed and emotions were only reserved for the sake of "revolution". This was the case for this "China Diary" book, which was actually given to a couple as wedding present on Feburary 10th, 1956. This notebook, which was actually supposed to be a diary book, was used to record meeting minutes taken place in Qing Hai province, which is a province n...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1980 item #365443 (stock #C2635)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
This blue covered diary is called "Revolutionary Art Diary" on the cover and was given from a boyfriend to his girlfriend. Since during the Cultural Revolution one should not declare one's love to an individual other than Chairman Mao, it was pertinent to write in the message that the diary book was given to a fellow comrade and not a lover. Notes were taken using this diary to capture the political studies during the Cultural Revolution by the recipient. This blank diary book was given from a m...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1980 item #365437 (stock #C2634)
West Coast Trading Group
$45.00
Rare notebook captures the daily grind of Cultural Revolution political study sessions. Content includes the study of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) history, including marking of the people who were part of the founders of the CCP who subsequently left the party, volunteerly or nvolunteerly depending on which version you hear. Also included are history of the United Nations and the struggle sessions within the CCP. Red marking indicates that it was reviewed by the party leader of the study g...
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Political : Pre 1970 item #365395 (stock #C2630B)
West Coast Trading Group
$295.00
This set of four books is a rare collection of Selected Articles of Chairman Mao is from the 1951 version, printed in 1963 as 14th edition, prior to the Cultural Revolution. Still published from right to left, and in vertical print, this set of four books were published in the traditional Chinese character format. A young Mao's picture is featured in the books, along with the slogan of "United the world proletarian class!". This book was heavily studied by the original owner, with marks and nota...