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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 2000 item #132606 (stock #C2158)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster was often seen in the late 70s and early 80s in rural parts of China during each Chinese New Year. Many motifs were employed in this rather complex and vibrant painting. The chubby kid is seen holding a rooster, a motif used in Chinese paintings to “Bring wealth” to the household. A quite popular image back in the 70th and 80th, it has lost some of its charm in today’s age, some say it has to do with the obesity problem among Chinese children experience today and the changing...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1990 item #132560 (stock #C2156)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This poster was often seen in the late 70s and early 80s in rural sides of China during each Chinese New Year. Many motifs were employed in this rather complex and vibrant painting. Ruyi, Peach, Fish and the fruit of “Buddha’s Hand”, are all symbols of Longevity. The chubby kid holding a peach while wearing a necklace that said “Live to be one hundred years” symbolizes longevity and was a quite popular image back then. Now with the obesity problem among Chinese children, this image h...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #132546 (stock #C2154)
West Coast Trading Group
$59.00
This Cultural Revolution poster depicts an innocent image of a kid holding a bucket of grains and trying to fight against the hungry geese. Titled “Each grain goes to the Government”, this propaganda the central government’s policy during the Cultural Revolution that all grains farmers produced need to be turned into the government for “fair” distribution. This also coincides with Mao’s vision of “People’s Village” where everything are collected and then distributed evenly acr...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131807 (stock #C2152)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131793 (stock #C2147)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131791 (stock #C2146)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131788 (stock #C2145)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131785 (stock #C2144)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131782 (stock #C2143)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131777 (stock #C2142)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Contemporary item #131776 (stock #C2141)
West Coast Trading Group
$150.00
During our recent buying trip to China, we had the pleasure of meeting a talented Chinese Avant-garde artist well known in the underground Chinese modern art world. He likes to be remain anonymous, while prefers to signs his art work with the name of "Yian Bin". Unwilling to admit his in depth knowledge in the infamous Cultural Revolution for fear of his personal safety, he demonstrates his vast knowledge and understanding of what is now known as the 10 years of chaos by specializing in Cultu...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #124098 (stock #V2100)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This is an 1930s advertisement poster for Sapporo Larger Beer. A must have for beer lovers. 14.5" x $30.5".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1970 item #124093 (stock #V2099)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This poster is an advertisement for Qi Rong Cigarette company in the 1930's in China.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #124086 (stock #V2098)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This poster is an advertisement for BeiPing (now known as BeiJing) Beer Company. Size: 30" L by 15 3/8" W.
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 1940 item #124078 (stock #V2096)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Shanghai Advertising posters from the 1930's. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #122620 (stock #C2140)
West Coast Trading Group
$20.00
This green Mao's "Serve the People" shoulder bag is both stylish and functional, not to mention its historical reference. Often seen worn by the Red Guards during Cultural Revolution, this “Serve the People” shoulder bag is of an ideal size even in today’s world. Size: 13" Long by 4" Wide by 4.5" thick. With the shoulder strap, total length of this bag is 38".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #120723 (stock #C2139)
West Coast Trading Group
$40.00
We obtained this series of Cultural Revolution Mao’s Red Book during a buying trip in NanKing, a city in Central Eastern China. This Red Book, judging by the stamps inside of the cover, was given to students who graduated from NanKing Machinery Professional school on December 30, 1968. These students became the first graduating class from NanKing Machinery Professional School. The book was edited by the People’s Liberation Army Main Political Department, distributed by XinHua Publishing Ho...