Marking:  Augsburg pine cone, 1670-1675 (Seling no. 120)  JHM (monogram), maker's mark of Hans Jacob Mair, c. 1641-1719, (Seling no. 1657);  crescent and B, in reserve, Prague restamp mark, 1806-1807;  R in rectangle, Vienna discharge mark for old silver, 1809-1810.
Location of marks:  on rim to left of handle;  on rim to right of handle;  and  on base.
Artist: Fourteen identified German (Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain makerDate: ca. 1743–45Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristleAccession: 2005.364.1a–d–.48On view in:Gallery 551
Artist: Johann Valentin Gevers (German, ca. 1662–1737)Date: ca. 1710Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, silver gilt, and green-stained ivory; mirror glassAccession: 1989.20On view in:Gallery 531