Inscription: On the interior is a decorative Kufic script and on the exterior is an inscription in Naskhi script:
... [الاقـ]ـبال الزائد و [النصر] الغالب ... [والد]ولة و السعادة ...
Marking: -Sticker on outside: PERSIAN/EXHIBITION/NEW YORK/1940 SJ 1
-Sticker on underside: 12
-Sticker on underside: 8
-Sticker on underside: P-W. 79
[ M. Parish-Watson, New York]; Mortimer L. Schiff, New York (by 1922–d.1931); his son, John M. Schiff, New York (by 1940–57; sold and gifted to MMA)
Riefstahl, Rudolf M. Parish-Watson Collection of Mohammadan Potteries. New York: E. Weyhe, 1922. no. 19, p. 119, ill. fig. 43.
Ackerman, Phyllis. "The Iranian Institute, New York." In Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art. 2nd. ed. New York: The Iranian Institute, 1940. no. Gallery I, case 26G, p. 27.