Mao Zedong Statue
Mao Zedong (1893-1976) was the first communist leader of China and following the revolution served as the party chairman from 1949 till his death in 1976. Memorabilia from this period of time, or the “red era” (1921-1976) is referred to as “red relics,” and are prized by collectors. While some may see these pieces as just decor, they are seen by enthusiasts as a way to remember the past, recognize mistakes, and move forward.
This ceramic statue was made in China in the 1970’s. Chairman Mao is shown wearing his signature khaki suit, known as the Zhongshan suit. He has a calm look on his face, his hands are in a clapping position, and he stands on a red platform.
Dimensions: 5"x6" platform, 22" tall
Inventory number: DL1074