Inscription: A word similar to the word الملک repeated four times in Kufic script inside the bowl.
1937, excavated at Village Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1938, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds
Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 51a,b, ch. 9, pp. 240, 252, ill. p. 252 (b/w).