Court of Benin, taken from the Royal Palace in 1897 during the British military occupation of Benin; Augustus Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers, Farnham, Dorset, UK, acquired by 1900; Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991Court of Benin Objects in the Michael C. Rockefeller Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pitt-Rivers, Lieutenant General Lane-Fox. 1900. Antique Works of Art from Benin. London: pl. 49, fig. 387.
"ROYAL ART OF BENIN. The Perls Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Kate Ezra. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York 1992, no. 116