Alphonse Kann, Paris (by 1920–27; his sale, American Art Association,New York, January 6–8, 1927, lot 188, to MMA)
Pezard, Maurice. La Ceramique Archaique de l'Islam et ses Origines. Paris, 1920. ill. pl. 54.
"Sale Catalogue: New York, January 6-8, 1927." In Alphonse Kann Collection. New York, January 6–8, 1927. no. 188.
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930. p. 125.
Aga-Oglu, Mehmet. "February 24 to March 22, 1937." In Exhibition of Islamic art: M.H. De Young Memorial Museum. San Francisco, February 24–March 22, 1937. no. 117, p. 41, Bowl belonging to the Art Institute of Chicago, called Persian 10th-11th century; same material and technique, same design with more elaborate details, ivory glaze with green splashes.
"Catalogue of the Collection of Persian Ceramics & Islamic Glass, Egyptian, Greek and Roman Antiquities, Choice Medieval & Renaissance Works of Art, Etc.." In Sotheby & Co. (London) : The Eumorfopoulos Collections. London: Sotheby's, London, 5-6 June 1940. no. 5, pp. 4-5, ill. p. 5, Related reference: similar design.
Lukens, Marie G. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide to the Collections: Islamic Art. vol. 9. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1965. p. 11, ill. fig. 18.