"Heavy model having lock provided with match-lock as well. Stock ornamented with inlaid rosettes, bands, stags and does. Lock with richly engraved pyrites holder and with basal ornament of spring in the form of a Polish rider. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from American Art Association, November 23, 1923 for $400; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., April 30, 1941 for $249."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1033, Article 136, Album 1a, p. 17A