Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1689-90) and with maker's mark of Pierre Harache I or II.
Made for Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset (166201748). December 16, 1904, sold by a "Lady", at Christie's, London, lot 79. Mallet & Co. Ltd, London. Lord Astor of Hever. H. R. Jessop Ltd. By 1991, Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmaar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 144, 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