Nov 1, 2012

China FDC on "Chinese Ceramics - Dehua Porcelain"

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Chinese Ceramics - Dehua Porcelain

Date of Issue : 20 October 2012

(Top FDC)
4-1 : White-Glazed Three-Legged Ding with Dragon Designs and Double Handles
4-2 : White-Glazed Zun with Elephant-Headed Handles and String Patterns
(2nd FDC)
4-3 : White-Glazed Statue of Seated Avalokitesvara
4-4 : White-Glazed Statue of Standing Bodhidharma

Dehua Kiln, in Fujian Province, was one of China's major folk kilns in ancient times, Historically, it enjoyed worldwide fame for its white porcelain making, which culminated during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

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