J. Pierpont Morgan [1837-1913], New York. (Duveen Brothers, New York and London); by whom sold 23 November 1917 to Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener after purchase by funds of the Estate.
Both jar and mount are in good condition.
- Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 19.
- Lunsingh Scheurleer 1980, 64, fig. 178.
- Bower, Virginia, Josephine Hadley Knapp, Stephen Little, and Robert Wilson Torchia. Decorative Arts, Part II: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings; Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 266-267, color repro.