This shaffron is unusually complete and is one of the few examples to retain its original cheek plates. It is engraved with tulip designs and inscribed across the forehead: "Made at the order of Emir Yusuf."
Inscription: Inscribed across the forehead: "Made at the order of Emir Yusuf."
Ex. coll.: Parham.
Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge. Catalogue of a Selected Portion of the Renowned Collection of Armour and Weapons Formed by Robert Curzon (1810–1873) Fourteenth Baron Zouche of Haryngworth... and Now the Property of the Right Hon. Baroness Zouche of Haryngworth. London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, November 10–11, 1920. lot 20.
Alexander, David, Stuart W. Pyhrr, and Will Kwiatkowski. Islamic Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. Cat. no. 51, pp. 135-136, ill.