"Finely engraved lock and barrel. Stock entirely covered with carved scales; the pommel is a dogs head. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Sam Austin Sale, through American Art Association, April 26, 1917 for $300; sold to Gimbel Bros., Inc., March 31, 1941 for $298."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1064, Article 11, Album 1b, p. 52