Central Asian art by Vladimir Grigorʹevich Lukonin; Anatoly Ivanov

By Vladimir Grigorʹevich Lukonin; Anatoly Ivanov

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The edifices of the 14th and 15th century are dominated by polychrome decoration in glazed bricks and baked clay. The same process is used for the interior decorations and sometimes the polychrome paintings are enriched with gold. Ornamental sculpture on wood or stone also became more important during this epoch. There were also new tendencies in the ornamentation; plant motifs predominate rather than geometrical ones. They were composed of coloured bricks on vast portions of walls or around the minaret towers.

P. 52) The cultural heritage of Central Asia in the 19th century and at the Samanid Mausoleum, 9th-10th century. Bukhara, Uzbekistan. (p. 53) 54 beginning of the 20th century kept what the centuries and millenia of its earlier history has been able to transmit to us: examples of great constructions. 55 56 The diversity of architectural types and decorative techniques are present in the habitations of the upper middle class, in the mosques of the villages and in the country. They differ due to regional climatic conditions rather than old architectural traditions.

The interior decoration of the edifices in Bukhara is particularly rich. The cupolas seem separated from the walls by bay windows giving light or by stalactite corbelling that seems to float on a geometrical trellis-work complex that decorated the trompes. The earth tiles that adorn the surface, even if they are not of the same quality and have repetitive decorative designs, continued to play an important role in the architectural decoration. But, as in the past, the artistic trades linked to architecture are of high quality.

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