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Major Cyril Sloane-Stanley, a descendant of Sir Hans Sloane from whom he may have inherited this piece.
Christie's London, 25 November 1975, lot 55.
Basil S. Long, The Collector, February 1930, Vol. IX, No. 33, "Stuart Relics in the Possession of Major Cyril Sloane-Stanley", Fig. 2 and 2a.