Found: Pompeii (said to be), Italy
Maria Cristina di Borbone-Napoli, Queen of Sardinia, 1779 - 1849, by inheritance to her heirs.
Source: Published in the Christie’s (1997) as said to have been found at Pompei circa 1780-1790 and once in the collection of “Maria Cristina di Savoia.” The latter has been updated to Maria Cristina di Borbone-Napoli on account of the subsequent provenance.
Tommaso di Savoia, 1854 - 1931, by inheritance to his daughter, Maria Adelaide di Savoia, 1931.
Maria Adelaide di Savoia, Italian, 1904 - 1979
Vgs Parsi di Lodrone (near Venice, Italy)
Private Collection (Switzerland)
Kojiro Ishiguro, 1916 - 1992 (Tokyo, Japan)
Sogo Life K.K. (Japan)
Private Collection [sold, Antiquities, Christie's, New York, May 30, 1997, lot 174, to Robin Symes.]
1997 - 2001
Robin Symes, Limited (London, England), by exchange with the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001.