• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 433

    A SINO-ARABIC CALLIGRAPY PANEL, YUSUF CHEN JINHUI (B. 1938)

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    A SINO-ARABIC CALLIGRAPY PANEL, YUSUF CHEN JINHUI (B. 1938)
    Gouache on ricepaper, the Arabic text al-hamdu li'-illah in Sino-Arabic brushpaint (zhong-kai style), with the Chinese translation and the artists' name and seal on the left, a round seal in red in the upper right corner, glazed and framed - 34 x 18in (86.5 x 45.8cm)


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    Yusuf Chen Jinhui (b. 1938) is arguably China's most celebrated Chinese Muslim calligrapher. His works were displayed in Kuala Lumpur (1996), Istanbul, Tehran (1999), Islamabad (2000) and Dubai (2003)

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