Portugal – Turkey Joint Issue of stamps 2009 – Porcelain Ceramics
Portugal issued a set of two stamps as Joint Issue Stamps between Portugal & Turkey .The Stamps are devoted to old earthenware and ceramics, with blue ornaments characteristics of two countries. The issue coincided with the Visit of Caraco Silva ,President of Portugal to Turkey from 11-15 May 2009 and stamps were issued on 12 May 2009.
One stamp features a Portuguese Ceramic Vase(17th Century) part of the collections on National Museum Machado de Castro ,one of the most important art museums of Portugal located since 1913 in the former Bishop’s Palace in Coimbra.
The second stamp features the Iznik Faience’s Mosque lamp (16th Century) exhibited at Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
Portugal -Vietnam Joint Issue Stamps – 2016 – Art Pottery
Portugal & Vietnam issued a set of Two stamps on 01 Jul 2016 as a Joint celebrating 500 Years of Trade between Portugal and Vietnam . The Stamps designs feature Flags of both the countries, A panorama of Hoi An City and Lisbon and ceramic artifact of each country.
One of the stamp features Vietnamese Chu Dau Pottery – A white Garlic shaped vase dating back to 1450 AD and having Lotus & Daisy Patterns.This is against the backdrop of blue ocean and panorama of Hoi An ancient city. The vase is currently on display in Topkapi Museum in Turkey.
The other stamp shows a 16th century Portuguese Ceramic plate set against blue ocean and Panorama of coastal city of ancient Lisbon.
A FDC from Portugal and stamps of Vietnam are listed.