2013 Lapin en Terre Cuite Stamp

2013 “Lapin en Terre Cuite” Stamp

August 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

This 2013 French stamp was issue in honor of Bernard Palissy’s work and features his “Lapin en Terre Cuite”. i.e. a pottery rabbit. Bernard Palissy (c. 1510 – c. 1589) was a French Huguenot potter, hydraulics engineer and craftsman, famous for having struggled for sixteen years to imitate Chinese porcelain. In the 19th-century, Palissy’s pottery became the inspiration for Mintons Ltd’s Victorian majolica, which was exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851 under the name “Palissy ware”.

Country / Post France
Date of Issue 7 January 2013
Primary theme Fine Arts (Ceramics & Glass)
Fine Arts (Sculpture)
Subject Animals in Art
Width 37.5 mm
Height 24.0 mm
Denomination Lettre verte 20g
Number in set 12 (show set)
Layout/Format self adhesive booklet of 12 of 12 designs
Perforations 13 by 13
Stamp issuing authority LA POSTE
Printer Phil@Poste Boulazac

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