By Vladimir Grigorʹevich Lukonin; Anatoly Ivanov
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Representing the laity, the sculptors of Dalverzin-Tepe try to create not realistic but idealised portraits. Although the individual lines of the face are preserved, signs of age, character or emotional state are absent. The social position of each character on the hierarchic scale is expressed by its size. The members of the dynasty are larger than life, their wives half their size, the noblemen even smaller. Khwarezm sculptures The process gradually leading to abstraction in representations appears in the Khwarezm sculptures.
The architectural decoration of the monuments of the 11th and 12th centuries is of an astonishing variety. Different forms of bricks, sculptures on wood, stucco, baked clay are used as ornament. Carved in deep relief on two or three faces, the baked clay is a newly acquired technique of the builders of Central Asia in the architectural field. Some remarkable examples are to be seen in the sculpture of the mausoleums of Uzgen, Kunya-Urgench, and Saëd. Muhammad Rahim Khan Madrasah, 19th century. Khiva, Uzbekistan.
The great mosques are particularly sumptuous. They are distinguished by their important dimensions, their portals, their large courtyards surrounded by a gallery having a portico with columns, the iwan, at its central point. The minaret stands near the outer angle. The architectural decoration of the monuments of the 11th and 12th centuries is of an astonishing variety. Different forms of bricks, sculptures on wood, stucco, baked clay are used as ornament. Carved in deep relief on two or three faces, the baked clay is a newly acquired technique of the builders of Central Asia in the architectural field.
Central Asian art by Vladimir Grigorʹevich Lukonin; Anatoly Ivanov