Inscription: engraved on cover in interlaced script reverse cipher: AWA
engraved on body in interlaced script reverse cipher: AWA (below a coronet)
scratched on underside: 28 1/2
Marking: marked twice on underside: IH / [trefoil] (in heart-shaped surround)
David Clarkson Jr. (1726–1782); through family decent; his great-great-great-granddaughter, Annie Clarkson (1856–1929); gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1927.