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Inscription: [engraved on body to left of handle]: (coat of arms of Assheton quartering Shepley)[engraved on underside]: 26 ozMarking: [marked twice on underside]: CLR (LR are conjoined) (in oval)
Ralph Assheton (1695–1745), Philadelphia, PA; descended in the Assheton family; sold at Sotheby’s, January 27, 1989, lot 927, to Lone Trail of Arizona, Inc.; sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997.
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