Teapots on Stamps -Taiwan 1991

Teapots on Stamps -Taiwan 1991

Chinese people have known to like Tea from last thousand years. Taiwan (ROC) issued a set of five stamps on Teapots from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) & Ching Dynasty (1644-1911). These stamps were issued 18 Jan 1991. The Teapots featured are.

2 NT$ – Ming Dynasty Teapot . in underglaze blue. It has a bamboo stalk handle.

3 NT$ – Ming Dynasty Lustrous white Teapot. Two creeping dragon figures as handle and spout.

9 NT$ – Ching Dynasty Teapot with Landscape motif. Large mouth for long leaf green tea.

12 NT$ – Ching Dynasty Rectangular Teapot with Passion flower motif. the knob of the lid is in the shape of a ling chih fungus

16 NT$ -Ching Dynasty Rectangular Painted Teapot.

taiwan fdc tea pots
TAIWAN FDC 1991- TEAPOTS
taiwan brochure teapots
TAIWAN TEAPOTS 1991 – BROCHURE

 

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Ancient Chinese Enamelware on Stamps -Taiwan 1982

Ancient Chinese Enamelware on Stamps -Taiwan 1982

Taiwan (ROC) issued a set of stamps on ancient Chinese enamelware on 20 May 1982. Enamelling is said to have been introduced into China from Istanbul by Arabs. The Chinese term for enamelware “Fa lang” is derived from Fo-Lang-chi a medieval name for Istanbul.

NT $2.00 -Champlev enamelware-Plate & Cup – Chien-lung ware (1736-1795).

NT $5.00 – Cloisonne enamelware – Gold-plated Duck – Chien-lung ware (1736-1795)

NT $8.00 -Painted enamelware -Incense burner – Kang -hsi ware (1662-1722 AD)

NT $12.00 -Cloisonne enamelware – Milk-tea pot – Chien-lung ware (1736-1795 AD).The cylindrical piece has three sections . The spout and handle are shaped like a dragon.

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TAIWAN FDC 1982 -ANCIENT ENAMELWARE
taiwan brochure ancient enamelware
TAIWAN STAMPS ON ANCIENT ENAMELWARE 1982-BROCHURE

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

A Booklet of Greeting Stamps was issued by Guernsey on 28 Feb 1995. The Booklet contained eight stamps in a sheetlet and each stamp was of 24 pence each. The theme of the stamps was The Welcoming Face of Guernsey. Each stamp has a face of Guernsey on it. The side labels also have slogans on Food’s Great, Lovely Coastline, Greetings etc

24p – Seafood Face

24p- Buckets & Spades Face

24p -Flowers Face

24p-Fruits & Vegetable Face

24p – Sea Shells & Sea Weed Face

24p -Anchor & Life belts Face

24p – Glasses, Cork and Cutlery Face

24p – Butterflies & Caterpillars Face

GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE SHEETLET 1995
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET CVR
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET 1995

 

Stamps on Gastronomy -Estonia -EUROPA 2005

Stamps on Gastronomy -Estonia -EUROPA 2005

The Theme for 2005 EUROPA Stamps was Gastronomy. Estonia issued a set of stamps on Gastronomy on 03 May 2005. One of the stamps was on Vegetable Wrap Carrots. A Knife & Fork on the label is also seen.

ESTONIA FOOD
STAMPS OF ESTONIA -EUROPA 2005-GASTRONOMY- VEGETABLE WRAP CARROTS

Stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

Stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

UAE issued a miniature sheet and four stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools on 24 Dec 2013.

The stamps feature Al Dallah or bakraj -A tradional pot used to make coffee

Al fanajin – Espresso sized cups in which black coffee is served.

Arabic Coffee or Qahweh Arabiyya in unfiltered version of coffee brewed from arabica beans.

MS UAE COFFEE TOOLS
MS UAE ARABIC COFFEE TOOLS 2013

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

Silver Coffeepot stamp-USA Stamps 2007.

Silver Coffeepot stamp-USA Stamps 2007.

USA issued a stamp of 3 cents on Silver Coffeepot on 16 Mar 2007.This definitive stamp features an artist’s simplified rendering of a silver coffeepot from Philadelphia  Museum of Art.

The stamps were issued in sheets of 20.

USA DEF 3C
SILVER COFFEPOT STAMP – USA STAMPS OF 2007