Description The bulbous lower body displays engraved harpies within medallions with arabesque designs. Around the neck is a Naskhi inscription containing an anonymous blessing set against an arabesque background. The cover is crowned by a small bird finial.
- The Arts of Persia. 1949.
- Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, July 10, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928
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