• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 441

    A UIGHUR CALLIGRAPHY ROUNDEL BY NIYAZ KENIM SHAERQI (B. 1948)

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    A UIGHUR CALLIGRAPHY ROUNDEL BY NIYAZ KENIM SHAERQI (B. 1948)
    Ink on ricepaper, the text an Uighur proverb translating as If you cannot give up yourself, you cannot attain your purpose, with the red seals of the artist in Chinese and Arabic, within textile border, mounted, glazed and framed - 35 1/2 x 35 1/2in (90.3 x 90.3cm)


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    Niyaz Kenim Shaerqi (b.1948) is arguably the most famous Uighur calligrapher at present. His works have been exhibited in China at various venues, in Tashkent (1991), Washington (2002: Silk Road Festival), Almati (2004), Islamabad (2006) and Istanbul (2007)

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