Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1736-7) and with maker's mark of John White.
About 1932, with Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Co., Ltd. November 4, 1936, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 105. S. J. Phillips Ltd, London. Samuel Messer; May 13, 1992, sold as the property of the late Samuel Messer, at Christie's, London, lot 237. Asprey Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Asprey to 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