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Special 163 Tri-color Pottery of the Tang Dynasty Postage Stamps (1980)

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Stamp SN D163
Stamp Name Special 163 Tri-color Pottery of the Tang Dynasty Postage Stamps (1980)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Birds, Mammals, Antiques
Issue date 1980-08-18
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 30x40
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer
Photographer Huang Po-hsiung
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper
Back
Perforation 13 1/2


   These stamps depict four pieces of tri-color pottery of the Tang Dynasty (618-906), recommended by the National Museum of History. The pottery figurines are representations of a military official, chickens, a horse, and a camel. They are briefly described as follows:

2.00 Military Official, Height: 101 cm., White earthenware.

5.00 Chickens, Height: both figurines 17 cm., White earthenware. 

8.00 Horse, Height: 73 cm. Length: 78 cm., Hollow white earthenware. 

10.00 Camel, Height: 82 cm. Length: 68 cm., Hollow white earthenware.