This FDC from Taiwan features 1 of 2 souvenir sheets from Chunghwa Post’s Ancient Artifacts issue.
Country: Taiwan (Republic of China)
Date of Issue: 8th October 2013
Good Fortune and Longevity
Here is the description of the souvenir sheet from Chunghwa Post:
New Year’s Chinese silk tapestry scroll with Emperor Gaozong’s calligraphy, Qing dynasty. Based on a new year’s painting by Emperor Qianlong of the Qing dynasty, the sheet features a Chinese silk tapestry scroll. The tapestry depicts a pine branch, some camellia flowers and plum blossoms in a vase. In front of the vase are a persimmon, two lily bulbs, as well as some reishi mushrooms placed in an incense burner. It symbolizes good fortune and longevity.
Thanks to Douglas for this cover.