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Inscription: Arabic, in band around body and on back, in Kufic script; translation: "Good luck [or Happiness]" repeated. (Trans. HMcA)The word "الیمن" appears 5 times in Kufic script around the body
[ Demotte, Inc., Paris and New York; by 1931–at least 1939]; [ Heeramaneck Galleries, New York, until 1953; sold to MMA]
Harari, Ralph, and Richard Ettinghausen. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present I-VI (1938). ill. v. VI, pl. 1299D, Correct information is on caption for pl. 1299B.
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