Stamps on Polish Chinaware and Ceramics -1981

Stamps on Polish Chinaware and Ceramics -1981

Poland issued stamps on Chinaware and Ceramics in 1981 & 1982.

15 Jun 1981 – 1 zl –  Kwan Vase 18th Century

20 Jan 1982 – 1 zl- Stoneware Plate

POLAND CERAMICS
STAMPS ON POLAND CERAMICS 1981

Spanish Porcelains and Ceramics on Stamps -1991

Spanish Porcelains and Ceramics on Stamps -1991

Spain issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on Spanish Porcelains & Ceramics. The stamps were issued 03 May 1991. The items featured are

25 pta – 17th Century Apothecary Jar from Talavera region. Talavera pottery is Spanish and Mexican Pottery from Talavera de la Reina.

25 pta-18th Century Figurine from Buen Retiro.This is near Madrid .Pottery was made from 1760 to 1808 by Capodimonte Potters.

25 pta-19th Century Pickman Jar from Seville.

25 pta-19th Century Plate from La Moncloa.

MS SPAIN 1991 - PORCELAINS & CERAMICS
MS SPAIN 1991 – PORCELAINS & CERAMICS

Handicrafts on Stamps -Miniature Sheet Afghanistan 1973

Handicrafts on Stamps -Miniature Sheet Afghanistan 1973

Afghanistan issued a Miniature sheet on Handicrafts on 29 Jan 1973.

7 AFGHANI -Ceramics

9 Afghanis – Embroidered Coat

12 Afghani – Coffee Set

16 Afghani -Decorated Boxes

MS AFGHAN COSTUMES
MS AFGHAN COSTUMES AND HANDICRAFTS 1973

Ching Dynasty Enamelware on Stamps – Republic of China (Taiwan) – 1984

Ching Dynasty Enamelware on Stamps – Republic of China (Taiwan) – 1984

Taiwan (ROC) issued a set of four beautiful stamps on Ching Dynasty enamelware on 20 May 1984. The enamel featured are

2 NT$ – Pot,Cup & Plate with Flower & Bird ,Painted enamel .Chien-lung ware (1736-1795),Ching dynasty.

3NT$ – Tsun,wine vessel on the back of a Phoenix,Cloisonne enamel. Ching Dynasty (1644-1911).

4NT$ -Tea Pot with chrysanthemum decor,painted enamel,Chien-lung ware (1736-1795),Ching dynasty.

18NT$ -Candle holder ,Cloisonne enamel. Chien-lung ware (1736-1795),Ching dynasty.

FDC TAIWAN MING
FDC TAIWAN 1984 – MING DYNASTY ENAMEL WARE

Stamps on Jewish Art – Stamps of Israel 1974

Stamps on Jewish Art – Stamps of Israel 1974

Israel issued a set of three stamps on 11 Jun 1974 on the theme of Jewish Art.

1.25 – Moshe Kisling – (1891- 1953) was a Polish born French Painter . His Painting Lady in Blue was painted in 1922. It is held in Tel Aviv Museum.

2.00 – Chana Orloff – 1888-1968 – She was an Israeli art deco and  figurative art sculptor whose work Mother and Child appears on the stamp and is held in Museum of Art En Harod

3.00 -Chaim Soutine – 1893-1943 -He was a Russian-French painter of Jewish origin .His work Girl in Blue appears on the Israel stamps and is held in The Israel Museum Jerusalem.

FDC ISRAEL PAINTING. KISLING
FDC ISRAEL 1974- MOSHE KISLING- LADY IN BLUE
FDC ISREAL ORLOFF
FDC ISRAEL 1874 – CHANA ORLOFF MOTHER & CHILD
FDC ISRAEL PAINTING
FDC ISRAEL 1974 – Chaim Southine – GIRL IN BLUE

Stamps on Material Culture – Kenya 1988

Stamps on Material Culture – Kenya 1988

Kenya issued a set of Five stamps on Material Culture on 20 Sep 1988.

1 SH -Calabashes – Made from Gourds -used for serving food,dishing food.

3 Sh – Milk Gourds- Dried Vegetable ,used for storage, fetching water etc

5 Sh – Cooking Pots- Used for Cooking,storage,drying Fabrics etc

7 Sh – Winnowing Trays- made of doum palm tree-used for Winnowing grain

10 Sh -Reed Baskets -Plaited or woven baskets -used storage,serving,winnowing

A FDC  is listed.

FDC KENYA MATERIAL CULTURE
FDC KENYA 1988 – MATERIAL CULTURE – POTS ,CALABASHES, REED BASKETS ,MILK GOURDS

Thanjavur Dolls – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Dolls – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thanjavur Doll or “Thanjavur Thalai-Atti-Bommai” is atype of traditional Indian Bobble -Head or Roly-Poly toy made of terracota material.Its Centre of Gravity and total weight is concentrated at its bottom most central core all the the time so as to present a dance like continuous movement with slow damping oscillations. Hence it comes back to its normal seating position automatically after being tilted anyway.This doll has secured Geographical indication in the year 2007

A Special cover on Thanjavur Dolls was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/26/2015.

SPL COVER THANJAVUR DOLLS
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR DOLLS 2015