Inscription: In Persian; under side of the base: traces of inscription can be seen (M.N. Gandhi, August 1970).
Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, New York (until 1919; gifted to MMA)
New York. Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College. "Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries," February 7, 2008–April 26, 2008, no catalogue.
"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 134, pp. 312-313, ill. p. 313 (b/w).
Bates, Ülkü. Re-Orientations: Islamic Art and the West in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. New York, 2008. no. 41, pp. 112–13, ill.