second half of the 16th century
"A fine example of exceptionally artistic form. Engraved in the best style in bands with trophies of arms, etc., and is in fine condition. Forged from one piece.
Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, March 1, 1923."
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 150, Art. #26, Album 7, p. 37