Gift of Audrey Love, in memory of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1978
Not on view
Inscription: Monogram at base of each armorial plaque
Marking:  J B C O, a bellows, in a vertical lozenge (maker's mark of Odiot)  Cock and numeral 1, in horizontal octagon (Paris mark for first standard silver, 1809–19)  Fasces (Paris restricted warranty mark for silver, 1809–19)  Head of Minerva, in circle (Paris medium excise mark for silver, 1809–19)  C.F.H. in rectangle (maker's mark)  Lower case gothic h in polygonal reserve (London date letter for 1863–64)  Queen's head (London duty mark)
Location of marks:  inside bottom of .2b, c  on back edge of platform, below top rim of column, on underside of stand of .2a  on one wing of each sphinx and each lion, on one wing of swan of .2a; in foliage of .2b, c; on applied frieze on stand  at top of Leda's drapery, on lower rim of stand at back, on base rim of one large well of .2a - on back of each armorial plaque
A second unidentified mark in a polygonal reserve has been struck and cancelled next to mark  on platform of .2a.
Count Nicholas Demidoff (from 1817–18) ; [ sale, The Anderson Galleries , New York, December 15, 1928, nos. 29-30; each sold for $700 ] ; Audrey B. Love (until 1978; to MMA)