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Anonymous sale [Colonel Pocklington]; Christie's London, 17 December 1900, lot 137 (£173 to SJP)
John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913)
John Pierpont Morgan (+); Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 30-31 October 1947, lot 464
E.A. Jones, Illustrated Catalogue of the Collection of Old Plate of J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq., 1908, pl.VIII