Inscription: Inscribed in black on front of base: Electus Coadjutor/Moguntiae vto Junii/Wormatiae XIXno Junii/MDCCLXXXVII
Inscribed in black on back of base:  Franciscus a Piper/invenit: [name not traced]
Inscribed in black on back of pedestal:  Quod felix/faustumque sit/et Litteris/et Patriae.
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel inside pedestal:  Script F (Fürstenberg factory mark)
Incised on underside of base:  Lower-case g (?), K
Mr. and Mrs. Rafi Y. Mottahedeh (until 1976; to MMA)