Inscribed in Arabic, "Work of Abu'l-Munif[?] ibn (son of) Mas'ud" (inlaid in gold on hood); plus a series of good wishes to the owner (inlaid in silver around base)
"Work of Abu'l-Munif son of Mas'ud"
Purchased from Oscar J. Brody by the MFA, Nov. 14, 1946
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund