Struck under base with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1729-30) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.
Made for the Reverend Benjamin Rudge (b. 1864). About 1929, with Crichton Bros. Ltd, London. December 12, 1930, sold by an anonymous owner at Christie's, London, lot 57. About 1980, S. J. Phillips Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by S. J. Phillips 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