Inscription: On the exterior there is a band of decorative kufic script and on the inside an illegible inscription in naskhi script:
William Milne Grinnell, New York (until d. 1920; bequeathed to MMA)
Joseph Breck. "The William Milne Grinell Bequest." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., vol. XV (1920). pp. 273-275.