1930 Shanghai and More
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1920 item #648035 (stock #S1384)
West Coast Trading Group
$209.00
This hand carved limestone Luo han statue shows the god's protector holding a pagoda, symbolic of Buddhism. 12" w by 6" x 19" h.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1920 item #648026 (stock #S1383)
West Coast Trading Group
$209.00
This limestone statue of Luohan is intricately carved. Size: 12" w x 6" d x 19" t. This Luo Han holds a medicine ball, he is known as a healer. Approx. 70 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1940 item #542628 (stock #V2126)
West Coast Trading Group
$39.00
This vintage Chinese poster shows the Eight Immortals. It's made as a holiday calendar poster in the 1930s.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #481747 (stock #S1374)
West Coast Trading Group
$309.00
This particular vintage hand carved marble Buddha statue features one of the most unusual mudra - "the loving kindess" gesture, for the loving Buddha. Buddha himself was said to have taught thousands of different meditation techniques in order to meet the diverse needs, experiences and levels of consciousness of the people who sought him out. The core philosophy of Buddhism is the simple truth of kindness. We need to be kind to ourselves, to all other beings and to the earth...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #435967 (stock #A1047)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This contemporary Huanghuali scholar's brush pot has the simple elegance that is proven to be timeless. Huanghuali is an exotic tropical hardwood that grows in Vietnam and Hainan Island of China. This brush pot is made of Vietnamese Huanghuali and is very colorful and has rich grain pattern. When it comes to preservation, nothing works better than applying a thin layer of natural bees wax polish once in a while, and it gets even better with age. 5" diameter x 5.5” height.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #430271 (stock #M2076)
West Coast Trading Group
$298.00
This large bronze buddha statue features a Bodhisatwa with his consort. He is likely to be Samanta Bhadra, who is the leader of sixteen Boddhisatwa. In this statue, he is embraced by his consort "Dharmavajra." 9" x 12" x 5".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #430007 (stock #S1372)
West Coast Trading Group
$169.00
This beautiful marble stone hand carved Buddha's hand is in the gesture of teaching, a typical mudra held by Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of wisdom, this elegant marble stone Buddha's hand has intricate buddhist details carved onto the wrist of the hand. Makes a wonderful garden or home decor. 4" d x 5" w x 10" l.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #426522 (stock #M2059)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Elegant Bronze Buddha statue in standing position with lotus flower base. 17" tall, 6" wide and 5" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #426095 (stock #S1370)
West Coast Trading Group
$289.00
This beautifully carved Guan Yin head shot on a thick marble stone shows the artisan's talent of making a well known image of the Goddess of compassion and mercy into something uniquely memorable. The face of the Guan Yin is kind and serene, and the elaborate head piece she wears shows people's vivid imagination of this popular Goddess in China. 10” x 12” x 1”
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #426037 (stock #S1369)
West Coast Trading Group
$229.00
Lovely marble stone with hand carved guardian animal riding on top. The guardian animal is in the style of a dragon. 9” diameter and 5” height. This unique garden accent piece was hand carved once upon a time for a wealthy patron of an art’s Shanxi Beidai River summer retreat home, was once sitting near a koi pond. Can be used indoor as a scholar’s object or a garden accent piece. Shipping is $30 in continental U.S.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #417358 (stock #S1367)
West Coast Trading Group
$259.00
Meditating stone statue in simple and elegant lotus pose. Hands are in the meditating pose. This stone carving is in Chinese limestone and was found in HeNan region. 7" x 10" x 16". 60 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #413232 (stock #D2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$229.00
This charming hand made Chinese Opera puppet with red hand-sewn dress of dragon design was used until very recently. As we were told by the dealer we met in our recent trip to northern China. Though the costume has shown the sign of aging and handling, the stitches of an auspicious dragon in the front of the rope showcases the seamstress’s attention paid to the detail. The back of the costume has the hand stitches of a longevity motif. The puppet was of a royalty character...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #402713 (stock #V2125)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This is yet another ad taken out by The Central Agency, Ltd. company, a British company, that carried brand name such as Coats Clark, etc. 30" x 21".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #401028 (stock #V2124)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This advertising poster was from an original poster did in the 30s for the Creme of Lait "Li De" cosmetics and skin care product in Shanghai, sold by a French manufacturing company.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #401026 (stock #V2123)
West Coast Trading Group
$19.00
This slim version of Shanghai advertising poster is another advertising poster for the Ai Er Camel brand fabrics coloring material. Detail telephone contact information was provided. 31" x 12".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1980 item #401018 (stock #V2122)
West Coast Trading Group
$24.00
This slim version of Shanghai advertising poster is for the Ai Er Camel brand fabrics coloring material ad. Detail telephone contact information was provided. 31" x 12".
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #365360 (stock #M2053)
West Coast Trading Group
$129.00
Cast iron chubby baby girl in the shape of Chinese pillow. These baby lying down poses in the shape of pillow were featured in both porcelain and metal. They were used primarily as decorative items that symbolizes happiness and longevity. Great Feng Shui item for the home and garden. Nice patina developed with silvery shine on the surface. Wonderful piece with her male companion featured in our previous item M2052. 4” x 5” x 10”.