Inscription: Translation of Arabic inscription by N. Martinovitch: on body: The Wise (repeated twelve times)
J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (until d. 1913; his estate 1913–17; gifted to MMA)
Lexington, KY. International Museum of the Horse. "Gift from the Desert," June 1, 2010–October 15, 2010.
Wypyski, Mark. Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology. vol. 1. New York, 2010. pp. 116, 122-3.