Provenance Minton's pottery and porcelain factory (est. 1793), Stoke-on-Trent, UK, about 1858-1859. Harry Sheldon, Sr. (died 1996), Newcastle, UK [see note 1]; by descent to his son, Harry Sheldon, Jr., Newcastle, UK; sold Peter Wilson Fine Art Auctioneers (est. 1955), Nantwich, UK, September 8, 2011 (Fine Art Sale), lot 320; purchased by Carmen Pattinson, Sandbach, UK, in 2011; purchased by the Art Fund Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art in 2013
1. Harry Sheldon, Sr. was an employee of Wedgwood, who later became a collector.