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Special 161 Ancient Chinese Jade Articles Postage Stamps (Issue of 1980)

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Stamp SN D161
Stamp Name Special 161 Ancient Chinese Jade Articles Postage Stamps (Issue of 1980)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Antiques
Issue date 1980-05-20
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 28.5x39.2或39.2x28.5
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Courvoiser S.A., Switzerland
Drawer
Designer
Photographer Wu Cheng-fang
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper<br>
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Perforation 12


  The four jade articles used as the subjects of this set of stamps were recommended by the National Palace Museum. They are described as follows:

2.00 Kuang Decorated with Coiled Hornless Dragons Sung Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.) Height: 15.4 cm. Diameter: 8.5 cm

5.00 Dark Green Jade Melon-shaped Brush Washer Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.) Length: 11.6 cm. Height: 4.1 cm

8.00 Bluish Jade Po Monk's Alms Bowl with Dragon Ching Dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.) Height: 7.8 cm. Diameter of mouth: 15.2 cm.

10.00 Yellow Jade Brush Washer with Coiled Hornless Dragons Ching Dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.) Height: 8 cm. Maximum expanse at mouth: 18.8 cm.