Inscription: Engraved on underside of drawer:  BM DC;  55=6 (weight)
Marking:  Britannia;
 Lion's head erased;
 B (London date letter for 1697–98);
 GA, fleur-de-lis above, crowned (maker's mark for Daniel Garnier).
Location of marks:
– on frame under left and right inkwells, two and two; on inside of drawer