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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112559 (stock #C2106)
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$59.00
A political propaganda poster, this image depicts a young Mao and his formal wife YangKaiHui titled "War Comrades". Just before the end of Cultural Revolution, JiangQing, Madam Mao, also Mao's last wife, who was later sentenced to life imprisonment and called "the White Ghost), as a key member of "Gang of Four" was captured. To disassociate Jing and the beloved Mao, at the time, the Central government decided to issue posters depicting Mao's relationship with one of his formal wives, named YangK...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112341 (stock #C2103)
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$59.00
Titled "We are going to the shooting Range too", this Cultural Revolution poster depicts dressed kids dressed up as Liberation Army soldiers, and giving the PLA solute to adults who apparently are dressed as the "People's Army". During Cultural Revolution, the central government, based on Mao's direction, wanted all people, from youth to elderly to be like a People's Liberation Army soldier. Mao's plan was to convert all citizens to become soldiers, and thus the image was used as a propaganda t...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112277 (stock #C2097)
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This poster, titled" Presents from Beijing", featuring a Liberation Army solider, holding a letter and reading. Surrounding the letter are Citizen Army People. On the table it appears to be boxes of dried food. During Cultural Revolution, following on Mao's direction, many citizens, mostly farmers, had formed what is called "People's Army", as a way to show their support and admiration to the People's Liberation Army. These People's Army soldiers, often stationed out of Chinese boarders, many we...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112274 (stock #C2096)
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This poster, titled" Welcome you to become a Red Cross Youth" is distributed by Beijing Red Cross Division. On the lower right side, the poster prominently states the following: "Welcome You - To become a Red Cross Youth". Size: 30" L by 21" W.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #112178 (stock #C2095)
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$69.00
A gruesome Cultural Revolution color ceramics statue , this image depicts a factory worker standing a man, who's wearing a heavy board that states that he is a "Capitalist". This factory worker is seen holding a red book. In this image, this "Capitalist" is seen kneeling down, a scene that is known as the "class struggling session". Weight: 4 pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #112165 (stock #C2094)
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$69.00
A gruesome Cultural Revolution color ceramics, this image depicts a farmer standing a man, who's wearing a tall hat, that indicated to people that his name is "Liu Wen Cai", a well known land owner who allegedly treated his farmers poorly. the hat stated "Down with land Owner Liu Wen Cai. In this image, he is kneeling down, a symbol of that poor people are now in charge. Weight: 4 pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112057 (stock #C2086)
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Titled "write a play," this Chinese poster was used as an educational material, shortly after Cultural Revolution, school system was reestablished, and non political materials were written in an attempt to re-create the educational environment and setting up grade system. However, since so many older materials could be qualified as "politically motivated" messages, the actual material that were used tend to be on the naive and light level. This colorful poster depicts teacher playing with kids ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112056 (stock #C2085)
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$59.00
Shortly after Cultural Revolution, Chinese educational system was on a revival. One of the new holidays established was Teacher's Holiday. This poster portraits children holding gifts they've made or prices they've won and point to the calendar where Teacher's Holiday date. Titled "Our Wish," this poster was meant to be an educational material to have elementary school students to write a composition on what the poster image is for, a mandatory Chinese writing class material. Size: 30.25 by 20.7...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #112051 (stock #C2082)
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"Caring" Poster is a poster used by Shanghai Education Department, for the 6th grade elementary school students political education class. In this picture, Zhouenlai, an important political figure during Cultural Revolution was portrayed as a caring father figure for the children of China. A close friend of Mao, Zhou stayed in power throughout Cultural Revolution by supporting Mao's decisions, many involved secret executions to those who were considered Mao's threat. Zhouenlai, alleged never was...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #110108 (stock #V2095)
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$24.00
This painting, done by an artist named "Mei Sheng" features a lady sitting by the blossom plum tree, demurely looking into the picture. This is an cigarette advertisement for Shanghai YuXin Cigarette Company. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #110103 (stock #V2094)
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This pin-up girl is an advertisement for Manchurian State Cigarette Company. On the left hand side, in red, it is stated that this is a gift from Manchurian State Cigarette Company. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1940 item #110004 (stock #T2006)
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$15.00
Tibetan prayer wheel, with Tibetan language prayer notes. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #109172 (stock #M2015)
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$289.00
This magnificent Chinese Bronze Statue is made of four components. the warrior, the horse, the saddle and the metal stick. This assembled large bronze statue is yet another fine example of ancient, yet artful design of Chinese Bronze. Size: 23" L by 7" Wide by 37" Tall. Weight: 30 Pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #109165 (stock #C2078)
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$53.00
This large color ceramics Mao statue features Mao wearing a red scarf, often seen with Young Pioneers. Size: 10" tall by 3" base.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #108281 (stock #C2070)
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$70.00
Full length Mao's statue in bronze. This Cultural Revolution Memorabilia has seen its age, however still in decent shape. In this bronze statue, Mao is wearing the army general's full size coat, with one hand extended, as if he is interviewing his Cultural Revolution Army. Size: height 6.20", base width 1.18", base length 1.18".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #107768 (stock #V2092)
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$24.00
This butterfly brand yarn advertising poster features a woman holding a pet dog. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #107761 (stock #V2091)
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$24.00
This Red Street cigarette company advertising poster depicts a lady dressed in an elaborate dress, with a cloak covering her shoulder, her curly short hair and white pearl necklace along with the rest of her attire indicating Western influence in the 1930 Shanghai era. The two sides of the poster had a short Chinese poem written on it, appraising the quality of cigarette. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #107758 (stock #V2090)
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$24.00
This Hatamen Cigarette advertisement poster has unusually depicted three Chinese men, appearing to be of three generations, each happily holding cigarettes, enjoying a smoke. On the top right corner, it stated in Chinese: “Everyone is happy”. This poster was possibly produced before 1930, judging by the attire these men were outfitted with. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.