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Special 60 Ancient Painting of Flowers and Birds Stamps (1969)

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Stamp SN D060
Stamp Name Special 60 Ancient Painting of Flowers and Birds Stamps (1969)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Birds, Flowers, Calligraphy & Paintings
Issue date 1969-10-09
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 36x51
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 10×5
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper
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Perforation 13 1/2


  Each stamp of this set features a masterpiece of flower and bird painting, selected from the Palace Museum collection. Their particulars are as follows:

1.00  Picture of Wild Flowers and Pheasants of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.), by artist Lu Chih. The original painting is on paper measuring 58.7 × 146.4 cm.

2.50  Picture of Bamboos and Birds of the Sung dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), artist on known. The original painting is on silk, measuring 109.9 × 185 cm.

5.00  Picture of Flowers and Birds of the Sung dynasty, artist unknown. The original painting is on silk, measuring 74.3 × 136.8 cm.

8.00  Picture of Twin Cranes under Shade of Flowers by Jesuit lay brother G. Castiglione (1688-1766 A.D.), who came to Peking (now Peiping) in 1715 and served as court painter to three emperors of the Ching dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.).The original painting is on silk, measuring 93.1 × 170.7 cm.