Apr 16, 2009

China FDC on "China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition

Date of Issue : 10 Apr 2009

2-1: Carmine Pot with Design of Dragon and Phoenix Playing with Peony (胭脂红彩龙凤穿牡丹纹罐)
The carmine pot with design of dragon and phoenix playing with peony dating to reign of Qing Emperor Jiaqing, large in size and beautiful and radiant in color, is of high artistic value.

2-2: Cloisonné Enamel Grass Holder with the Design of Brance-tangled Peony (掐丝珐琅缠枝牡丹纹藏草瓶)
The cloisonné enamel grass holder with the design of brance-tangled peony, dating to the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), features a greaceful shape and gorgeous design patterns. It is considered an outstanding representative of cloisonné enamelobjects of the later Qing period.

Souvenir Sheet : National Beauty and Heavenly Fragrance (国色天香图)

China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition was held from April 10 to 16, 2009, in Luoyang, Henan Province

Three very nice FDCs. The design of the souvenir sheet is nice and is better than that of Hong Kong.

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