A large Sino-Arabic calligraphic panel signed by Shi Jie Cheng (Muhammad Hasan ibn Yusuf) China, dated AH 1418/AD 1996
Lot 37
A large Sino-Arabic calligraphic panel signed by Shi Jie Cheng (Muhammad Hasan ibn Yusuf) China, dated AH 1418/AD 1996
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A large Sino-Arabic calligraphic panel signed by Shi Jie Cheng (Muhammad Hasan ibn Yusuf)
China, dated AH 1418/AD 1996
Arabic manuscript on rice paper, large stylised sini script in black ink, signed with seal impressions in red ink in Chinese and Arabic, framed
128 x 65 cm.

Footnotes

  • The text consists of: invocations to Allah (upper left); to the Prophet and to 'Ali (centre right); to Fatima al-Kubra (centre left); Hasan (lower right); Husain (lower left). The large central calligraphic feature is another invocation to Fatima al-Kubra al-Zahra.

    Shi Jie Cheng's work has been exhibited in Urumqi, Beijing (1994, 1998), Kuala Lumpur (2000), and Jeddah (2002). See Majmu'a a'mal al-khatt al-'arabi al-sini li-Shi Jie Cheng, Beijing 2010.
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