Inscription: engraved on underside: D / A + L lightly scratched on underside: 20(or 21) [?] 15
Marking: marked on body to right and left of handle: IK (in rectangle) (mark to left of handle double struck) (note that I has a crossbar)
Likely provenance: Abraham Douw (1706—1787) and Lyntie Winne (1705—1749), from 1730; their daughter Elsie Douw (1731—1823) who married Gysbert Fonda (1720—1788); their daughter Lyntjie Fonda (b. 1761) who married Richard Lush (b. 1757); their daughter Maria Lush (b. 1785) who married John Quintard Wilson (1781—1863); their daughter Mary Lush Wilson (1816—1852) who married William Burr Jesup (1815—1845); their daughter Maria Charity Jesup (1837—1896) who married Edward Russell; their daughter Maria Jesup Russell (b. 1865) who married Charles Bishop; her niece Louise Peck Barkalow (b. 1888) (Mrs.Denise Barkalow), Denver, CO; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1961.