Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1737-8) and with maker's mark of John White.
Made for John, 2nd Lord King (1704-40). By descent to Earl and Countess of Lovelace. June 8, 1995, sold by Earl and Countess of Lovelace, at Sotheby's, London, lot 113, where most probably bought by Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund