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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 271

    A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL BY SHI JIE CHENG (1927-2006), CHINA

    Price Realised  

    A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL BY SHI JIE CHENG (1927-2006), CHINA
    Black ink on linen, inscription from the hadith Ask for knowledge even in China; Ask for knowledge from the manger til the brier, artists seals in red ink, glazed and framed - 41 1/2 x 19 1/2in (105.5 x 49.5cm)


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    The name of the artist Shi Jie Cheng (Muhammad Hasan ibn Yusuf) 1927-2006 running along left side. The name of the city of Urumqi is written in Chinese and in the modern Uyghur script to the left of the central text. The artists seals are in red ink

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