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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1500

    HUANG ZHOU (1925-1997)

    Donkeys

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    HUANG ZHOU (1925-1997)
    Donkeys
    Horizontal scroll, ink on paper
    33.5 x 136 cm. (13 ¼ x 53 ½ in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
    Dated autumn, 1984
    Dedicated to Jinshan


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    Pre-Lot Text

    LOTS 1498 1503
    FROM AN OVERSEAS CHINESE COLLECTION

    Lim Kim San (Lin Jinshan, 1916–2006) was a Singaporean politician and businessman. He was credited for leading the successful public housing program in the Southeast Asian city-state during the early 1960s, which eased the acute housing shortage problem at that time. In 1959, Lim was appointed to the Public Service Commission and the Housing Board, and was awarded the Darjah Utama Temasek in 1962, and the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1965.