on the reverse, engraved or stamped in the gilded bronze under the feet of the sphinx: Thomire / 1789; on the clock face under the "XII": Robin; on the clock face above the "VI": h.ger [for Horloger] Du Roi; on the reverse of a bowl in the enamel urn on the left of the bier, in ink: Thuilerie Boudoir reyne
Marie Antoinette, queen of France [1755-1793], Paris. Algernon Green, Brooklyn, and Surbiton Hill Park, London. (Jacques Seligmann, New York); purchased by William Andrews Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.
- Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
- Carroll, Dana H. Catalogue of Objects of Fine Art and Other Properties at the Home of William Andrews Clark, 962 Fifth Avenue. Part I. Unpublished manuscript, n.d. (1925): 30.