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Special 56 Ancient Chinese Art Treasures Stamps (Issue of 1969)

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Stamp SN D056
Stamp Name Special 56 Ancient Chinese Art Treasures Stamps (Issue of 1969)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Antiques
Issue date 1969-01-15
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 38.5x28或28x38.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Printing Bureau of the Ministry of Finance, Japan
Drawer
Designer
Photographer Liu Pao-chin
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 5×10 or 10×5
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper
Back
Perforation 12 1/2


  Another set of 〝Ancient Chinese Art Treasures Postage Stamps〞 (issue of 1969) was released for popular appreciation. Each stamp shows an art masterpiece that has been selected from the Palace Museum collection. Particulars of the stamps are listed below:

1.00  Ching Dynasty (1662-1911 A.D.) Jadeite Belt Buckle: Jade, Height 2 cm., combined length 7.9 cm.

1.50  Sung Dynasty (960-1126 A.D.) Yellow Jade Vase: Jade, Total height 13.1 cm., greatest width 8.5 cm., width of the mouth 4.7 cm.

2.00  Ching Dynasty (1662-1911 A.D.) Cloisonne Enamel Square Teapot: Enamel, Height including cover 8.8 cm., base dimensions 5.1×6.0 cm., length including spout & handle 14.5 cm., covered opening dimensions 5.1×6.2 cm.

2.50  Spring & Autumn Period (722-481 B.C.) Kuei, Sacrificial Bronze Vessel: Bronze, Height 23.9 cm., diam. 41.1 cm., weight 9.315 kg.

4.00  Ming Dynasty (1368-1661 A.D.)〝Heavenly Ball Vase〞: Porcelain, Height41.9 cm., belly circumference 110 cm., mouth diam. 9.4 cm., base diam. 16.6 cm.

5.00  Ching Dynasty (1662-1911 A.D.) Gourdshaped Vase: Agate, Height 10 cm., greatest width 8 cm.