China (Peoples Republic) 1996 Tianjin Clay Figures

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  • Issue Date: 5 November 1996
  • Designed by: Meng Xiangbin
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process: gravure
  • Perforations: 12
  • Dimensions: 40 mm x 30 mm


Description[edit]

The four stamps are based on the works of three generations the Zhang family, masters of "clay figurine hang". They are "Two Hehe Gods" by Zhang Mingshan, "Candy-blowing Man" and "Returning after Fishing" by Zhang Yuting and "Xichun Drawing a Picture" by Zhang Jinggu. The stamps depict the exquisite workmanship and unique artistic features of the painted sculpture of "clay figurine Zhang" from several different angles


Stamps[edit]

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First Day Covers[edit]

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