Struck on reverse with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1745-6), and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.
Made for Charles Henry Coote, 7th Earl of Mountrath (1725-1801). November 17, 1960, sold by a "lady" at Sotheby's, London, lot 154. Hilmar Reksten, Bergen, Norway; May 22, 1991, sold by Hilmar Reksten at Christie's, London, lot 53, 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