Set of 6 original vintage Chinese advertising posters dating from circa 1920/1930. Influenced by the Art Deco movement in Western countries, these posters became symbolic of the Chinese appetite for aspirational products in the early 20th Century.....in particular in Shanghai which was, and still is, the centre for trade. The more popular products were cigarettes and cosmetics, but the same advertising style was used for promoting such mundane products as fertiliser! Posters 1, 2 & 6 are signed by the artist - they meld the meticulous detail of traditional Chinese painting with the craft of colour lithography. Each poster has a metal strip top and bottom to protect the edges, and is in very good condition with only minor wear marks to the sides. Price is for all 6 posters together.
Each poster measures: 30" (76cm) tall x 19.5" (50cm) wide
Available to view at our showroom in Piddlehinton, Dorset - by appointment only
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