image of authentic 1959 Chinese poster peanut bed

Peanut bed

Regular price £625.00 Sale

Artist: Xin Liliang

Year: 1959

Publisher: Shanghai People's Fine Art Publishing House

Size (mm): 530x770

Condition: Very good, creasing and tears to margins, small tears and very small hole to bottom centre of image

The unusual title of this poster refers to the peanut as an auspicious symbol of fertility and growth in Chinese culture, while display would be intended to bring good luck to couples wishing to start a family.