Historical Art Craft -Stamps of GDR 1976.

Historical Art Craft -Stamps of GDR 1976.

GDR issued stamps on Historical Art Craft on 19 Oct 1976.

10 Pf – Pot                    20 Pf – Lid Vase                        25 Pf -Centrepiece

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GDR 1976- HISTORICAL ART CRAFT

35 Pf – Load Bearer        70 Pf – Vase

GDR 76 ART 2
GDR 1976 -HISTORICAL ART CRAFT
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Pablo Picasso Paintings on Afghanistan Stamps- 1989

Pablo Picasso Paintings on Afghanistan Stamps- 1989

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a Spanish Painter, Sculptor, Poet & Playwiter who spent his adult life in France. He is regarded as the most influential artists of the 20th Century.

Afghanistan issued a set of stamps on his Paintings on 13 Feb 1989. The Paintings featured are

6 Afghani – The two Saltimbanques (1901)

8 Afghani – Portrait of Ambroise Vollard (1910)

22 Afghani – Mallorcan (1905) -expressionist painting.

35 Afghani – Girl on the ball (1905). Painting on Canvas

AFGHANISTAN PICASSO
AFGHANISTAN 1989- PAINTINGS OF PICASSO.
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AFGHANISTAN 1989- PAINTINGS OF PICASSO.

 

Horsemanship -Ceramics and Glass – Czechoslovakia 1972.

Horsemanship -Ceramics and Glass – Czechoslovakia 1972.

Czechoslovakia issued a set of stamps on horsemanship depicted on ceramics and tiles on 24 Oct 1972.

30h- A 18th Century Hussar on a Ceramic Tile.

1.60 Kcs – St George -Enamel on Glass.

CZECHOSLOVAKIA TILES
CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1972 -TILES

 

 

Native Amerindians of Canada – Stamps of Canada 1975.

Native Amerindians of Canada – Stamps of Canada 1975.

Canada Post issued a set of four se-tenant stamps of 8c each on Native Amerindians and Indians of the Subarctic. The stamps feature

Kutchin Ceremonial Costume

Ojibwa Thunderbird

Crafts

Dance

CANADA FDC INDIANS
CANADA FDC 1975- INDIANS OF THE SUBARCTIC

The Splendour of India – First Day Cover India 2017.

The Splendour of India – First Day Cover India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The First Day Covers, Brochure and Presentation Pack is listed.

INDIA SPLENDOUR FDC1
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC (2)-2017
INDIA SPLENDOUR FDC2
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FIRST DAY COVER(1) 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA BROCHURE 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA BROCHURE 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC PRESENTATION PACK 2017

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The designs on stamps are

Ganesh Pol – It is a strategically important entry for the Amber Fort near Jaipur in Amer. It is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput Architecture.

Pashmina -It is the highest grade Cashmere Wool.the stamp features a handspun Pashmina shawl woven in Kashmir with exquisite embroidery.

Chhau Mask -Chhau is a major classical Indian Dance mainly performed during festivals in the Indian States of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha. It is found in three styles -Purulia Chhau in West Bengal, Seraikella Chhau of Jharkhand & Mayurbhanj Chhau of Odisha. The Purulia and Seraikella Chhau use masks. Each mask represents a character of the epic.

Bodhi tree  – It is sandstone relief structure in Sanchi Stupa complex of  Madhya Pradesh state in India. Buddha attained enlightenment under this tree.

Sarota – It is a scissor-like cutter made of metal & traditionally used to cut Areca nut into small pieces. Sarota is a beautiful Object d’art.

Peacock Gate  One of the four inner courtyard gates of Chandra Mahal in City Palace Jaipur in Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Chaitya Hall -These beautiful columns dating back to Ist Century BC are covered in carvings depicting life and work of Buddha. It is located in Karle, Maharashtra and is among the largest rock-cut Chaityas in India.

Thanjavur Paintings – These are panel paintings done on wooden planks with vibrant colours and embellishments of Gems, glass pieces and precious stones with gold foiling add to their appeal. They are from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu.

Blue Pottery – Traditional Craft of Jaipur. It is named so due to predominant use of blue glaze painting technique.

Stained Glass – It shows the stained glass work of 16th Century at Bagore-Ki – Haveli in Udaipur Rajasthan.

Peitra Dura – It is a decorative art form which involved inlay technique of using cut and fitted polished precious stones to create images. It is a Persian art form and stamp features a table top in Peitra Dura on black marble.

Zardozi – The Zardozi carpets from Agra in UP involves Zardozi embroidery which is metal embroidery using gold and silver threads and studded with pearls and precious stones.

India Post released a variety of Items on these stamps. A Mixed sheetlet in a presentation pack is listed.

SPLENDOR OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR  OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragon has many beautiful and Popular Tourist Destinations. Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet containing seven stamps on these Popular destinations on 18 October 2016. The Destinations are

30 Nu- Layap Woman with Yak.

30 Nu- Punakha Dzong

30 Nu-Mebartsho (Burning Lake)

30 Nu- Children of Sakteng.

30 Nu- Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest)

30 Nu- Takin

30 Nu- Bamboo Basket

BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS
BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS 2016