Struck on reverse with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1727-8), and with maker's mark of Thomas Farren.
Made for Robert Knight (1702-1772). By 1937, J. P. Morgan, 12 Grosvenor Square, London and Wall Hall, Hertfordshire; by descent to Henry S. Morgan; by descent to Mrs. Catherine A. Morgan; April 18, 1989, sold by the Estate of Mrs. Catherine A. Morgan at Christie's, New York, lot 570, 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