Struck under base and on interior of cover with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1739-40) and with maker's mark of Henry Hebert.
Made for Benjamin Mildmay, 19th Baron Fitzwalter and 1st Earl Fitzwalter (1672-1756). Before 1963, James Robinson Inc., New York. By 1963, Charles E. Dunlap; April 13, 1963, sold by Charles E. Dunlap at Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 71 or 72. By 1994, Sir Michael Sobell; June 4, 1994, sold by Sir Michael Sobell at Sotheby's, London, lot 31, 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