This lot is offered without reserve.
With Dando, Bath, England, January 1933 (Hotei).
J. Henry Griffith, by 1924 (monk).
With Frank Stoner, Stoner & Evans, London, August 1933 (figure of a monk), September 1933 (dog).
With Law, Foulsham & Cole, London (dog).
Mrs. Miller (merchant).
Gift of Carleton Macy, 1934 (Hotei, monk, dog) and 1937 (the merchant).
PROPERTY OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
H. Read, “Staffordshire Salt-Glaze in the Collections of Mr. J. Henry Griffith, Part I”, Connoisseur, vol. 70, September-December 1924, p. 201 (the monk).
Avery, “English Saltglaze, The Helen and Carleton Macy Collection”, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 30, o.s., March 1935, p. 58 (Hotei).