Provenance:Ernst Augustus Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover (1771-1851); thence by descent in the Hanoverian Royal family until sold, probably in 1923;
Josef van Mierlo, circa 1940 and thence by descent in the van Mierlo family, Essen, Belgium.
E. Alfred Jones, The Gold and Silver of Windsor Castle, 1911, p. XLVII;
Exhibition catalogue: John Flaxman, R.A., 1979, pp. 30-31;
Christopher Hartop, Royal Goldsmiths: The Art of Rundell & Bridge 1797-1843, 2005, pp. 99-118.
Maker's mark of Philip Rundell for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell
The arms and cypher on the reverse are those of Ernst Augustus, King of Hanover.
Diameter: 89.7 cm, 35 ¾ in.
Weight: 22,490 g, 723 oz