China (Peoples Republic) 2000 Ancient Dragon Artifacts

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 7th March 2000
  • six values
  • Designed by: Wang Huming
  • Printed by: Henan Postage Stamp Printing Works
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 40mm x width 30mm
  • Perforations: 12 x 12


60f ~ jade dragon (neolithic), earliest known dragon artifact (1)
80f ~ dragon-shaped jade ornament from period of the 'warring states' (2)
80f ~ Han dynasty tile carving symbolising rising sun (3)
80f ~ Tang dynasty copper mirror with inscised dragon and clouds (4)
80f ~ seated bronze dragon holding a cloud in its right claw, from Jin dynasty (5)
280f ~ dragon from a red sandalwood throne of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) inlaid with pearls and turtleshell

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