Overall (confirmed): 3 15/16 x 4 5/8 in., 13 oz. 8 dwt. (10 x 11.7 cm, 0.4165kg)
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Not on view
Inscription: (On underside) Laurentius Agar. (hac de Societate, 1664 & etc)/ Serviens ad legem, 12º Gu:3.1700./ =hoc dat amicè, 1709./ Lau:bli Societati Hospitij vulgo vocati/ Staple Inn: LASAL. (Translation): Laurence Agar (of this Society, 1664 etc.)/ The 12th Serjeant-at-law, on June 3, 1700/ gives this in friendship, 1709/ to the Worshipful Society of the Hostel commonly called/ Staple Inn: LASAL [possibly standing for Laurence Agar, Serjeant-at-law].
Marking:  WA (maker's mark for Joseph Ward);  Gothic n (London date letter for 1708–9);  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling).
Location of marks: – On underside
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; to Irwin Untermyer, July 25, 1962 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1962–68; to MMA)