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Signature: 188.8.131.52 recto:In Persian, in lower left corner triangle: The poor 'Ali.Inscription: 184.108.40.206 verso: In Persian, on scabbard near hilt: Balchand.In Persian, in second border below painting: Portrait of Jansipar Khan, work of Balchand.Marking: 220.127.116.11 verso:Margin number '35' is inscribed in the gilt margin.
Jack S. Rofe, Scotland (in 1929; sale, Sotheby's London,December 12, 1929, no. 130, to Kevorkian); [ Hagop Kevorkian, New York, from 1929]; [ Kevorkian Foundation, New York, until 1955; gift and sale to MMA]
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