Marking:  Britannia;  Leopard's head (London assay office mark) erased;  e, London date letter for 1700–1701;  WA, an anchor between, (maker's mark for Joseph Ward)
Location of marks:  &  on front, below and to left of basket;  &  on front below and to the right of basket, on both sconces.
The Earl[s] of Carnarvon ; Colonel Herbert Hall Mulliner ; [ Colonel H.H. Mulliner sale, Christie, Manson and Woods , London, July 9, 1924, no. 15 ] ; F. H. Woodroffe ; [ Frank Partridge ; to Irwin Untermyer, October 17, 1944 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1944–68; to MMA)