Struck on stem with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1742-3) and with maker's mark of Paul Crespin.
Made for Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (1662-1748). By 1993, Sir Sidney Nolan, OM, AC, CBE; July 14, 1993, sold by Sir Sidney Nolan at Christie's, London, lot 71, 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