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Dish with Polo Player

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Polo is often referred to in connection with royalty and their retinue: a remarkable match played by court women and the king is described in Nizami’s poem Khusraw and Shirin. The expense and skills required reinforce the association of the sport with royalty.

Dish with Polo Player, Stonepaste; glazed in opaque white, luster-painted , turquoise splash

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