Inscription: Arabic: “al mulk lillah" (sovereignty is God's)
Supreme authority is God's [al-mulk lillah] (Ghouchani 1986, pl. 134)
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, 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. no 16a,b, ch. 3, pp. 97, 114, ill. p. 114 (b/w).