Friday, 8 April 2016

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Wood materials affixed / Odd shaped Stamps

Taiwan 2016 Painting Calligraphy on Fan shaped with Bamboo wood affixed

Issue date 13 Jan 2016

Chunghwa Post Co. Ltd. (Taiwan Postal Authority) has issued a fan-shaped stamp with affixed bamboo chips featuring a seven-character, eight-line poem in semicursive script by Ming dynasty (1368-1644) painter Wen Zengming. The fan is a prized exhibit of the National Museum of History.

Wen was a prominent painter and calligrapher, and lauded as one of the Four Great Masters of the Ming dynasty with Shen Zhou, Tang Yin, and Qiu Ying. His signature penmanship includes the small regular script and running script. This particular piece is a seven-character regulated verse ("qilü").

The NT$80 sheet has a fan shaped stamp with bamboo chips affixed.

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