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Inscription: GARDES VOUS DE LA SYRENE (on banderole of each, above mermaid; trans: Beware of the Sirens)Marking: see catalogue cards (in underglaze blue enclosed in double ring, on underside of each)
Sir Percival David (until 1968; sale, Sotheby & Co., October 15, 1968, no. 146; to Vita Juel); [ Vita Juel (from 1968) ] ; [ Chait Galleries , New York, 1969; sold to MMA ]
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