Article title: Analysis of Musician’s Images and Instrument Oud on a Potteries and Metal Works in Seljuki Era.
writers: Sara Bahrani, Ehsan Zabihifar, Ahmad Tondi
Looking at the period of Iranian Islamic arts, Seljuk can be found as one of the most Brilliant Art periods among different areas. In this period, artists from any Artistic Fields who have dealt with layout and painting started contacting with each other and sometimes were paying attention to themes of common layout and paintings. They used them to make artwork of their own and to develop and create new offerings. Among some of the highly functioning themes in layout and painting format, there is still a significant number of remaining artworks that contain images of and Musical instruments such as Oud. This group of motifs has many similarities and harmonies with description used in music lessons related to the same period or periods before and after including: Safi al-Din al-Urmawi’s and Treatise of Hasan Kaashi‘s Kenzo al-Tahf, can be considered in Musicology and construction of musical instruments.In this research 7 out of 40 images with the theme of musical instruments and painted musicians on Clay and metalwork related to the Seljuk period have been mentioned. Their features have been briefly matched with the suggested information of mentioned Treatises. The executive behavior, hand position of the musician and the description of the instrument construction are studied in this article.
Seljuk period of art history, Clay and still Works, layout and painting