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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #105569 (stock #C2067)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Cultural Revolution color ceramics - Mao in Chinese Liberation Army coat. Size: 10.5" tall by 3" base. Net weight: 2 pounds 3 ounces.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #105567 (stock #C2066)
West Coast Trading Group
$49.00
Cultural Revolution color ceramics - Mao in the famous Mao's Uniform. Size: 13" tall by 4.5" base. Net weight: 3 pounds.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #105422 (stock #C2065)
West Coast Trading Group
$98.00
This unique large Chinese Color ceramic sculpture depicts one Red Guard holding down an alleged Counter Revolutionary Scholar. A gruesome reminder of the Cultural Revolution,this sculpture described the common scene that took place during the Cultural Revolution where many scholars and experts were denounced Counter Revolutionary and were released of their posts, many could not stand the humiliation and later committed suicide. The Red Guard, as depicted in this color ceramic sculpture, is s...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #104900 (stock #C2058)
West Coast Trading Group
$19.00
Finally a red book from Cultural Revolution era that anyone can read. As is evident in the photo below, for those who can read Chinese, this concise version Red Book was compiled first in 1966 and published by Foreign Language Publishing House in Beijing. In October 1966 it was reprinted. Totaling 312 pages, this compact but content rich Red Book contain quite a few infamous quotations that make skin crawl on many Chinese who witnessed the Cultural Revolution when read out loud. We haven't g...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1970 item #104894 (stock #C2056A)
West Coast Trading Group
$69.00
Size: 15" (height) by 7" (diameter). There are two small variations to this unusually shaped vase. As noted on the below photos, the Mao's Quotation printed on the neck of the vases are different.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #103122 (stock #V2077)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This black and white movie advertisement poster features the most famous movie star of the time in Shanghai 1930. Her name is Butterfly Wu ("Hu Die" in putonghua romanization), and she was a true screen phenomenon. Born in Shanghai to a Cantonese family in 1908 (some sources say 1906), and raised in northern China, Butterfly was fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, which proved a career boon when the Chinese motion pictures learned to talk.When Butterfly made her debut in 1924, though, the ci...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #103113 (stock #V2076)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This intriguing poster features an airplane pilot sitting in an early version of the airplane, that displays the logo of "Around the world flight", and a lady holding flowers that gestures "welcome home". On the lower right corner, the imprints stated that this poster was distributed by the 5th Ave ZhengXing Art Company, located in Shanghai British Concession. In the 1920 - 1930's, Western countries had divided Shanghai into different concessions. British Concession being the largest and most po...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #103109 (stock #V2075)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
Grand America Cigarette Company advertising poster prominently displays six different brands of cigarettes on two sides of this poster. Mixing Chinese sounding brands and American sounds brands, there were the "Washington" brand, "Red Lion" brand, "Freedom" brand, "Old Coin" brand, "Red Room" brand and "Three Eight" Brand. On the lower side of the poster were the distribution company's address in ShangDong province and the telephone number. A poem was written for the scene the poster was trying ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #103103 (stock #V2074)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This Japanese White Crane Sake advertisement poster features a Japanese lady in her Kimono, holding two ballet dancer figurines. A very intriguing image to be studied up close.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #103101 (stock #V2073)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
"Hatamen" Cigarette girl poster from 1930 Shanghai era. This poster was created by an well known artist of the time with pen name of "Bo-Xiang", as evidenced by the artist's signature stamp on the lower left side of this poster.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #101711 (stock #V2072)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This Red Lion brand cigarette advertising poster features two women holding cigarettes and sitting for the ad. Red Lion cigarette is a brand manufactured by QiDong Cigarette Company, Ltd. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #101709 (stock #V2071)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This "RenDan" drink advertisement poster features a brand of drink called "Tianfan" that supposedly had the following effects: lower heat, soothe stomach pains, clear mind, straighten out "chi," kill germs, quench thirst, prevent decease, and cure tiredness. This must be some magic drink. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #101706 (stock #V2070)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This formula product advertisement is one of the Western imports in the 1930s of Shanghai era. Lactogen brand formula for babies, as advertised on the poster, features a woman in traditional Chinese dress, sitting on a low Chinese stool, demurely posting for this ad. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #101702 (stock #V2069)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
"My Dear" brand or otherwise known as "MeiLi" in Chinese (translates into "Beautiful") brand cigarette advertising poster features a modern lady smoking a long cigarette. "My Dear" brand, is product belonging to HuanChen Cigarette company, as evidenced by the company name printed on the left of the poster. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
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 : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #101693 (stock #V2065)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This advertising poster is an ad for Central Agency Ltd., a company incorporated in Glasgow, Scotland. This advertisement poster featuring a lady in Chinese dress sitting on a very elaborately carved chair that is more Queen Ann style than Chinese. Size: 31.5" long by 20.5" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #100020 (stock #V2064)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 61” (L) by 15” (W) “When one is poor, one should plan to change the situation by holding high desires like the tall clouds, when one is getting old, one should strive to be healthy and strong just like before.”. By KangYou Wei. China went through a period of profound transformation between the turn of the 19th century and the establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. The Qing Dynasty was in its final years; a shadow of its former self and under threat from ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #100018 (stock #V2062)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
Size: 60” (L) by 13.5” (W) “It’s the fairness of a government official that writes his legacy; when one has the society in mind when conduct business it will promote a calm society”. By Sun Yatsen. China went through a period of profound transformation between the turn of the 19th century and the establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. The Qing Dynasty was in its final years; a shadow of its former self and under threat from outside, by the Japanese and west...