Marking: marked twice on underside of urn: R & W WILSON (in rectangular surround)
Dr. Philip Syng Physick (1768–1837); his son Emlen Physick (1817–60); his son Emlen Physick, Jr. (ca. 1857–1916); his maiden aunt Emilie Parmentier (ca. 1853–1935); her caregiver, Frances Cresse Brooks; her son, Joseph Robinson Brooks (b. 1893); by descent in family; sold at Christie's, New York, May 22, 2008; sold to Peter Feld; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009.