Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1752-3), under the base with maker's mark of Phillips Garden, and on cover flange with lion passant and maker's mark of Phillips Garden
About 1962, C. J. Vander Ltd, London [see note 1]. By 1969, Clay P. Bedford [see note 2]. George S. Heyer, Austin, Texas. Tessier Ltd., London; By 1996, most probably sold by Tessier to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001) NOTES:  In 1962, C.J. Vander loaned the piece to the Victoria and Albert Museum.  In 1969, Clay P. Bedford loaned the piece to the University Art Museum, Austin, Texas.
Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund