Inscription: Outside part of one word is repeated many times in Kufic script as:
The complete word is:
Marking: -Sticker on underside: PERSIAN/EXHIBITION/NEW YORK/1940/SJ 8
-Sticker on underside: 4
-Sticker on underside: D.J. 219/(4)
[ 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)
The Iranian Institute. "Exhibition of Persian Art," 1940, Gal. I, no. 24J.
Riefstahl, Rudolf M. Parish-Watson Collection of Mohammadan Potteries. New York: E. Weyhe, 1922. no. 33, p. 171, ill. figs. 16, 17, 57.
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 24J, pp. 22-23.