Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #309

Chinese Propaganda Assortment

(36) items including (5) posters including a portrait of Mao; (8) machine-woven tapestry political portraits of Mao, Stalin, Lenin, Marx and others; (16) books and pamphlets, most published by Foreign Languages Press, Peking; “Paper-Cuts of Yangchow, China” decorative cut papers having printed paper folder; other cut-paper depictions of warriors housed in a faux leather album; ceramic relief profile portrait having “Long live chairman Mao!” caption; printed cardboard depiction of a Chinese man, having a plastic frame; unopened pack of cigarettes from the Shanghai Cigarette Factory; embossed plastic document folder from the China Travel Service, containing an invitation to the 1969 Chinese Export Commodities Fair, disembarkation cards, baggage tags and notices of regulations; printed paper pill package without contents; a yellow scarf

Estimate: $500 - $700

Hammer Price: $600

Property From: a Chicago, Illinois (Gold Coast) collector

Dimensions: Height: 27 1/2 inches, Width: 20 1/2 inches (Mao poster)

Condition: Very Good to Good, occasional pin holes, light creases from rolling, edge wear to some posters; a torn corner to a poster; Mao poster having tape repair, upper right corner; (4) large tapestry portraits tacked together; overall light wear consistent with normal use

Shipping: 3rd Party shipping is required for this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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