Marking:  Roman capital N within a circle (cameo) (Nuremberg, in use in the 17th century). See Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen, Frankfurt, 1925, Vol. 3, p. 41, no. 3761;  H B in cameo (Maker's mark of Hans Bott, master 1627, died 1659) (See Rosenberg, p. 163, no. 4095) Location of marks: , . On the back of the bowl near the stem.
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