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The white interior of the tray is decorated with a dramatic image of a large, blue and red steamship plunging through the white spume of roiling, blue waves; the rising, red sun creates an orange glow in the sky. The image evokes the theme of the…

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The body features the red symbol of the Chinese Railway System, flanked by two Chinese characters meaning Beijing Railway (Jing Lie). A wide band of blue and white scrolling lotus flowers and bow strings surround the rim. The lid has similar blue and…

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The front decoration depicts the famous story "Sima Guang smashing a water jar to save a friend" ("Sima Guang za gang"). The back features a close-up image of plum blossom. The decoration was first outlined with decal and sprayed with a coat of…

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The glass commemorates the Third National Games in Beijing, 1975. It features a decoration of a man in mid-air competing in hurdling. Below the figure are long white lines suggesting track and field, interrupted by a lozenge symbol signifying the…

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The tea glass is decorated with brown, red and white decal with plum blossom and a poem from "Poems by Mao Zedong" [in Chinese characters, Mao Zedong shici]. Mao's poem "Ode to the Plum Blossom" [in Chinese characters, Yong Mei] is written in black…

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The body is decorated with a green decal of a steamship and buildings under a radiant pink sun.

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The white center of the bowl is printed with a quote from Chairman Mao's speech, delivered on August 10, 1966 to the Revolutionary masses in Beijing. It ends, "carry the Cultural Revolution through to the end." The flat rim is sprayed light blue. The…

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This white bowl is decorated with a transfer of Mao's calligraphy in red, surrounded by a blue airplane and cloud pattern on the flat rim. The inscription reads: "Increase vigilance; defend the homeland" [in Chinese characters - Tigao jingti baowei…

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This yellow shallow bowl is decorated with a red inscription around the flat rim which reads: "Victory Opera Troupe" [in Chinese characters - Shengli geju tuan]. The outer edge of the rim is decorated with a brown bowstring.

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The white interior of the shallow bowl is decorated with an image of a red steamship plunging through stylized blue waves; the sky is filled with yellow sunshine. The image evokes the theme of the Great Helmsman, Mao Zedong. The wide, flat rim is…
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