Inscription: Arabic; translation: "In the name of God. Ordered by al-Qasim ibn 'Ubayd Allah. Weight of a dinar, exact." (See card catalog for inscription in Arabic.)
Joseph W. Drexel, New York (until d. 1888); his widow, Lucy Wharton Drexel(1888–89; gifted to Museum in Joseph Drexel's name)
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Islamic Glass: A Brief History." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 44, no. 2 (Fall 1986). p. 53, ill. fig. 66 (color).