Charles J. Wertheimer [1842-1911], London. (Duveen Brother, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); purchased 28 October 1911 by Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, probably as Italian sixteenth century (Benvenuto Cellini); inheritance from the Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.
- Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 42.
- Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 11, as Italian 16th Century, Rock crystal vase and cover mounted in enamelled gold.
- Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: p.169.