Hanging Panel of Chairman Mao

Roll over for video transcriptThis embroidered hanging panel depicting an image of Chairman Mao will be sold in the September estate auction as lot 310 at an estimate of $300-500. The unusual, hand looped propaganda art dates to the mid-1960s and bears an approximate measurement of 28 inches in width to 44 inches in height. A profile of Mao resides above the declaration "Long live Chairman Mao!" as well as a rendition of the gates of Beijing's Forbidden City. The controversial figure's image has become increasingly popular in the modern art world, providing an evocative platform for social commentary. Come to Michaan's Auctions on September 7 for a chance to buy Hanging Panel of Chairman Mao.
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An Embroidered Hanging Panel of Chairman Mao
With an embroidered proclamation reading "Long Live Chairman Mao" above a graphic representation of Tiananmen Square, Beijing.
{43 x 29 inches (109.2 x 73.6 cm)}
[Discoloration, minor losses]
Estimate: $300/500

September Estate Auction
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 10am
Main Gallery, 2751 Todd Street, Alameda, CA
Driving Directions
Preview:
Friday, September 5, 12pm - 5pm
Saturday, September 6, 10am - 5pm
Day of sale, beginning at 9am
& by appointment
Inquiries:
Asian Art
Harry Huang
(510) 740-0220 x 135


Kim Jee
(510) 740-0220 x 111
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