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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 379

    A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL BY LIU JINGYI (ABD AL-HAKIM), B. 1943

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    A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL BY LIU JINGYI (ABD AL-HAKIM), B. 1943
    Black ink on rice paper in the da-kai style, the Arabic text in vertical brushstrokes reading In the name of Allah. the Merciful, the Compassionate, the Chinese translation to left with seals and signature of the artist, glazed and framed - 39 3/4 x 20 1/4in (101 x 51.5cm)


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    Liu Jingyi was trained in Chinese calligraphy by Guo Zhen Duo and by Cao Jin Zao in Arabic calligraphy. See Francois Aubin, "L'art de l'ecriture chez les musulmans de Chine", Horizons maghrebins, vol 12 (1999), pp. 29-43

    Similar works by this artist was sold at Pierre Berge & Associes in their sale Ars d'Orient, Extreme-Orient, Archaeologie May 28, 29 2008, Lots 13,15.

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