Inscription: Arabic; translation: "Fals, of five and twenty kharrubehs"; transliteration: "Fals khams wa `ashrIn kharubah".
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. 67 (color).