International Academic Journal of Social Sciences

  • ISSN 2454-3918

A Comparative Study Decorating and Form Incense Burners with Graffiti Seljuk Period

Farhad Moradi and Saaed Taheri

Abstract: Monotheism is the first principle of Islam is that in fact a confession of the oneness of God. This unity According to Muslim tradition is evident in all of art creation. Islamic artists also based on the belief in the unity between forms and decorate their creations attempted to using writing to create unity. Saljuk period is one of the efflorescence era of Islamic art that works surviving from this period is very important, perhaps metalworking has been known as the height of Seljuk art. This Study has reviewed incense burners of Seljuk era to study view of artist in matching form and decorate with scripting was carved on them. For this purpose four examples of incense burners belong to Seljuk period that have script were selected and were analysed, the results show a very high cohesion between form and decoration with the script in these incense burners

Keywords: incense burners, metalworking, form, decorative, script, Seljuk era

Page: 9-21

Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017