From 1952, on loan by Alastair Bradley Martin to the Museum (L.52.17); acquired by the Museum in 1953, gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, The Guennol Collection, Glen Head, NY.
"Additions to the Collections." Eighty-Fourth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1953, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 13 (1) (Summer 1954), p. 17.
Ghirshman, Roman. 1964. The Arts of Ancient Iran. New York: Golden Press, p. 118, fig. 162 [location given as Archaeological Museum, Tehran].