Inscription: Sticker on underside of base: GLASGOW / ART GALLERIES & MUSEUMS / Reg. No. 03-1 a,b
Marking:  N in circle (Nuremberg town mark, 1600–1700);  LT in rectangle (unidentied maker's mark, master at Nuremberg, 1619–20);  G in square (Austrian mark, for town of Lintz, for silver of 750 milièmes standard).
Location of marks: ,  on lip rim,  on the foot rim and on inside cover,  on each wing of finial figure.
Mr. Eugen Gutmann , Berlin (before 1907) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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