Tunisia 2012 Traditional Pottery

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 23rd March 2012
  • four values and a miniature sheet
  • Printed by: Imprimerie des timbres-poste de la Tunisie
  • stamp format height 36mm x width 36mm. Miniature sheet height 100mm x width 100mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25
  • Format : Sheet of 40

Tunisian Traditional Pottery

250m ~ ‘maajna’, decorated plate (mid 20th century), typical of city of Sejnane, used for serving couscous
600m ~ ‘charbiya’, decorated two-handled jug, from Nabeul region, used for water carrying
900m ~ ‘borniya’, tall two handled jug (mid 20th century), typical of Nabeul region, used for storage of olive oil
1000m ~ large-brimmed pot, inspired by the Quallaline pottery of Tunis, for decorative use

Miniature sheet

  • stamps have brown frames to designs
Miniature sheet

Sheet stamps

  • stamps have white frames to designs

First Day Cover (sheet stamps)

First Day Cover