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A SINO-ARABIC CALLIGRAPHIC COMPOSITION
A SINO-ARABIC CALLIGRAPHIC COMPOSITION

SALIH LI WEN CHAI (1935-2002), CHINA, 20TH CENTURY

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A SINO-ARABIC CALLIGRAPHIC COMPOSITION
SALIH LI WEN CHAI (1935-2002), CHINA, 20TH CENTURY
Arabic and Chinese manuscript on paper, the shahada in rounded intertwined script, artist's stamp along the left edge, framed and glazed
18¾ x 34¾in. (46.8 x 88.5cm.)

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Salih was born in Qingyuan in Hebei province. For most of his working life he was editor of the Chinese Muslim Journal in Beijing. His work was exhibited outside China in Jakarta (1989), Kuala Lumpur (1996), Tehran (1997), and Islamabad 2000.

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