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Special 195 Ancient Chinese Bamboo Carvings Postage Stamps (1983)

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Stamp SN D195
Stamp Name Special 195 Ancient Chinese Bamboo Carvings Postage Stamps (1983)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Antiques
Issue date 1983-07-14
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 30x40
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C
Photographer Huang Po-hsiung
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper <br>with gum<br>
Perforation 13 1/2
   The stamps in this set depict four bamboo carvings produced by craftsmen in the Ming and Ching Dynasties. The pieces used were recommended by the National Palace Museum, Taipei.   The wares are briefly described as follows:

2.00 Carved bamboo pot with cord-pattern decor Ching Dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.)

3.00 Carved bamboo vase with Tao-t'ieh motif Ching Dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.)

4.00 Carved bamboo landscape and figures Ching Dynasty (1644-1911 A.D.)

18.00 Carved bamboo brush-holder with relief`-carved figures of ladies Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.)