Joseph Stalin: Chinese Embroidery from the Cultural Revolution

Joseph Stalin Portrait: Strange piece from the time of the Cultural Revolution in China.

Embroidery ( silk ) from one of the most famous weaving mills in China, Hangzhou.

Joseph Stalin embroidery

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Size: 3,5 x 5 inches plus margins. The embroidery has been fixed in a frame so there are bends and some stains along the margin ( can be fixed by ironing it ).

Fine condition, quite scarce.

Josef Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jughashvili; Russian: Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, (1878 –1953), better known by his adopted name, Joseph Stalin (alternatively transliterated Josef Stalin), was General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953. Stalin’s increasingly gained control of the Party from 1928 onwards and finally became the de facto party leader and the dictator of his country, in full control of the Soviet Union and its people. His crash programs of industrialization and collectivization in the 1930s and his campaigns of political repression cost the lives of millions of people. However it helped industrialize the Soviet Union making a Great power by 1931. By 1937 the Soviet Union had become the second largest industrial nation in the world.

Under Stalin’s leadership, the Soviet Union played the decisive role in the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Second World War (1939-45) more commonly know as The Great Patriotic War in Russia and post-Soviet republics and went on to achieve the status of superpower, expanding its territory to a size similar to that of the former Russian Empire excluding most of Finland, Poland and Alaska.

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Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen – 陈瑞珍篆刻

Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen

Chinese leisure seal by the artist Chen Ruizhen 陈瑞珍. Violet-grey stone with Foo lion as handle. As actual seal 8 characters haven been engraved, a quotation by Chairman Mao: bai hua qi fang bai jia zhenming 百花齐放百家争鸣 (let a hundred flowers bloom, a hundred schools of thought contend).

The seal has been carved in 1964. Side engraving with date and signature.

25 x 25 x 40 mm, good condition.

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Cultural Revolution Poster Print Learn From Daqing 学大庆精神

China, Cultural Revolution: Authentic print depicting a poster by Ha Qiongwen (哈琼文), The title of the poster is xue Daqing jingshen (学大庆精神) grasp the spirit of the Daqing workers.

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Size: c. 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 ½ inches). A few pinholes at top otherwise very good condition.
The Daqing Oil Field (simplified Chinese: 大庆油田), formerly romanized as “Taching”, is the largest oil field in the People’s Republic of China, located between the Songhua river and Nen River in Heilongjiang province.

The fact that Mao Zedong promulgated his Supreme Directive, In industry, learn from Daqing, in the 1960s reflects how important a role Daqing has historically played in industry in China.

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War with China. Old Mocking Postcard, Boxer Rebellion

War with China. Old Mocking Postcard, Boxer Rebellion

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Vintage postcard “Der Krieg in China” (The War in China). The postcard depicts German ships, marines, a Chinese (Li Hong Zhang) and a satirical poem:

Li Hong Zhang, think twice,
don’t make us Germans angry,
’cause we Germans we can’t
take a joke – you will see!

Unused, light toning from age.

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Russian Poster from D. Moore Workers Unite

Russian Poster from D. Moore Workers Unite

russian poster by D. Moore

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Capitalist and worker, face to face, agitators and fighters in the rear. No postcard, 14,6 x 10,4 cm.

Very good condition. It depicts a famous poster by D. Moore. 10,4 x 15 cm, good condition.

D. Moor Russian: Д. Моор) was the professional name of Dmitry Stakhievich Orlov (Russian: Дмитрий Стахиевич Орлов, 1883, Novocherkassk – 1946, Moscow), a Russian artist noted for his propaganda posters. Moor’s allegories gained power in enlargement, with haunting contrasts of then and now, enemies versus heroic allies, imperialism against workers’ struggles, to which he added a simple slogan: Death to World Imperialism.

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Vietnam War Anti USA Authentic Poster from China

Anti USA Poster from Cultural Revolution Periode

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China appr. 1970. Original small print by the artist 任滿鑫 Ren Manxin, depicting a soldier with gun pointing at an US enemy. Anti- American text at the lower part: 越南必胜行美帝必敗 Yuenan bi sheng, Mei-di bi bai (Vietnam must win, the American enemy must be defeated).

13 x 18,4 cm, good condition.

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Imperial Austria Postcard: Emperor Franz Josef attacked by Bull. Scarce Mocking Postcard

WWI Emperor Franz Josef Mocking Postcard Corrida Motif

WWI: Corrida de Toros. Per carta amico non lasciarti infilzare.

Lithographed mocking postcard depicting a torrero and Austrian Emperor Francis Josef, hit by a bull.
Artist signed. Unused, good condition.

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W.W.II.: Authentic Yellow Badge, Star of David, with Certificate

W.W.II.: Authentic Yellow Badge, Star of David, with Certificate

Authentic Jewish-badge, unused, good condition.
This Yellow Badge comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The yellow badge (or yellow patch), also referred to as a Jewish badge, was a cloth patch that Jews were ordered to sew on their outer garments in order to mark them as Jews in public. This one comes from a family in Wien.

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Unique Chairman Mao Porcelain Bust from the Cultural Revolution

Peoples Republic of China: Authentic bust of Chairman Mao from the Cultural Revolution period. Unglazed porcelain.We guaranty the authenticity of the object.

The bust measures 12 cm (5 inches) high and is without damage to the appearance of Chairman Mao.

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Japan: Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920ies

Japanese Poster Style Postcard China Dept 1920s

 

Very decorative propaganda postcard from Japan, promoting a “China Revolution Dept – campaign”.

The postcard shows a Chinese boy and silhouettes of workers and soldiers.
Printed text in Japanese at the reverse.

Very fine condition.

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