- 1932, Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam
- Museum's website (January 3, 2017)
A similar pair was in Karl Lagerfeld's collection. It was sold with his collection in Monaco, Christie's, April 28-29, 2000, lot 346 (sold for FF. 305,500), then sold in Paris, Sotheby's, November 4, 2015, no. 364, see entry at: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.364.html/2015/important-mobilier-sculptures-objets-art-pf1511.
That pair was included in the following show: French Bronzes. 1500 to 1800, New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc, 1968, no. 79.
Identification of author by Laure de Margerie, October 6, 2017.