A clue to lost Seljuk book painting. Moulded lustre plate made in 1210 by Sayyid Shams al-Din al-Hassani for a military commander. A royal groom sleeps by a pool oblivious of the monarch's entourage, and dreams of a water sprite. The fish, water, woman and horse all relate to Sufi mystical metaphors.
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