Vintage Hatamen Brand Cigarette Advertisement Poster

1935
$680 USD
Make an Offer
Dimensions
W: 14.5" H: 30.0"
Materials
Paper
Ink
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
POS030
Estimated Shipping
$25

With its product discretely located on the lower left, this early 20th-century Shanghai poster for Hataman cigarettes uses a dramatically rendered image to capture the attention of the public. Printed in the 1930s, the lithographed poster demonstrates the rise of Western-style advertising methods, mixing traditional themes with lushly illustrated and narrative-based themes. In this evocative image, two women, their attention focused on a book, enter a room containing an altar table laden with smoking incense, auspicious plants, and other offerings. The impending dark visible through the doorway and the breeze that stirs their garments add a sense of mystery to the scene.

Questions? Ask us

What They're Saying

Portrait degiulio
Mick de Giulio | de Giulio kitchen design

“I love working with PAGODA RED. When I’m looking for something distinctive for one of my clients, I can be sure I’ll find it there. Betsy has an incredible eye for the beautiful and unique and she continues to offer one of the best collections of Chinese furniture and decorative art.”

Receive our weekly email on design &
creating memorable spaces