"The stock of walnut-wood, inlaid upon the near side of the butt with a bear and a hound, the steel lock is provided with a lever and mechanism for setting the wheel, thereby doing away with the spanner. From the Beardmore Collection. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Christie, Manson & Woods, through Duveen Brothers, London, England, January 23, 1922 for $117.87; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., February 28, 1941 for $129.50."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 624, Article 37, Album 1b, p. 70