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Special 172 Ancient Chinese Enamelware Postage Stamps

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Stamp SN D172
Stamp Name Special 172 Ancient Chinese Enamelware Postage Stamps
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Antiques
Issue date 1981-05-20
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 39.2x28.5或28.5-39.2
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 National Palace Museum, Taipei recommended four pieces of its Ming Dynasty enamelware collection to be featured on this new stamp set.

   The four pieces are described briefly:

2.0 Brush washer with hornless`dragon handles, cloisonne enamel. Hsuan-te ware (1426-1435 A.D.)

5.0 Tsun, in the shape of a bronze ritual vessel, with three ring-handles, cloisonne enamel. Ching-tai ware (1450-1456 A.D.) 

8.00 Plate with dragon decor, cloisonne enamel. Wan-li ware (1573-1620 A.D.) 

10.00 Vase, cloisonne enamel. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.)