(Set of four, issued August 20, 1984)
Of historical importance because these are
based on the Northern Song Dynasty (960 - 1126) hanging scroll by that name
and thus show what potted landscapes were like at that time.
(actual area inside white borders: 28 mm x 47 mm)
(Set of four, issued July 20, 1990)
Per Amy Liang's The Living Art of Bonsai; Principles & Techniques of Cultivation & Propagation ; New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.; 1992. Images from Antonio González Álvarez's "Sellos de Bonsai, Bonsai Postage Stamps"
$3 Pinus thunbergii parl.
This is a windswept two or three trunked black pine on a thin slab. (Pg. 62)
$6.50 Ehretia microphylla lamk.
Placed on what appears to be an antique rosewood stand, this cascading Fukien tea is planted in a hexagonal gun-metal blue pot which has side panels of white dragons. (Pp. 42-43)
$12 Buxus harlandii hance.
This box tree has a wonderfully fissured large trunk. (Pg. 26)
$16 Celtis sinensis pers.
A beautiful forest of over fifty Chinese hackberry trees is also slab planted. (Pg. 19)
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