Special 150 Ancient Chinese Painting 〝Children Playing Games on a Winter Day〞 Postage Stamps & Souvenir Sheet (1979)

Stamp SN D150
Stamp Name Special 150 Ancient Chinese Painting 〝Children Playing Games on a Winter Day〞 Postage Stamps & Souvenir Sheet (1979)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Mammals, Flowers, Calligraphy & Paintings
Issue date 1979-03-08
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.)
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
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished, watermarked stamp <br>paper with gum<br>
Back
Perforation 郵票 13 1/2 小全張 無齒

Description



  This set features the painting 〝Children Playing Games on a Winter Day〞 by a Sung artist, Sung Dynasty (960-1279), recommended by the National Palace Museum in Taipei. The four NT$5.00 stamps are arranged in a block of four, which depicts the entire painting. The souvenir sheet (102 × 146 mm.) consists of the four stamps, also in a block.

  The painting is a wallscroll, 195.6 × 106.7 cm in size, with colour and ink on silk. It shows two children playing with a palm civet, next to a grove of plum blossoms, camelias and bamboo.