Kunya-Ark of Kurinysh-Khan, Khiva, Uzbekistan
The southern part of the kurinysh-khana is occupied by a throne room with two-column aivan. In the center of the room there was a yurt before which the khan was sitting during official receptions. Khan's throne was put into a niche on the southern wall. Khan's treasury and storehouse of manuscripts were placed in the western part of the kurinysh-khana. Doors of the throne room were decorated with carved ganch and ceiling - with multicolored painting. Aivan in the room is covered with magnificent blue-white majolica. Stone base of one of its columns keeps verses of Khorezm historian and poet Ogahi.