Maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie struck 4 times on base (thrice indistinctly), one foot also struck with French 20th-century import control mark.
March 26, 1975, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 188. Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 61, 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