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Monday, November 15, 2010

Ancient Chinese Art Treasures on Postage Stamps

To introduce the beauty of ancient Chinese artifacts, Chunghwa Post (Taiwan Post) is issuing another set of four stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring artifacts from the National Palace Museum collection.

The stamps feature:

- Gilt-copper Censer with Turquoise Inlays, Qing dynasty (NT$5)
- Five Altar Offerings in Gilt Copper-Censer, Qing dynasty (NT$5)
- Five Altar Offerings in Gilt Copper with Glass and Enamel Inlays-Censer, Qing dynasty (NT$10)
- Five Altar Offerings in Gilt Copper with White Jade, Turquoise, and Glass Inlays-Censer, Qing dynasty (NT$25)

The marginal inscription of the souvenir sheet features a Qing Dynasty porcelain Buddha in famille rose and Gold Enamel from the National Palace Museum collection, against a background of partial texts of the Diamond Sutra.