Inscription:  (scratched on bottom of dish) see thumbnail sketch
 (scratched on underside of liner) E.P.L.
 (sketchily engraved inside cover in interstices of laurel decoration) E P L
Marking:  Fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J N R, sheaf of wheat (maker's mark)
 Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large work, 1774-80)
 Crowned L (Paris warden's mark, 1774-75)
 Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1775-76)
 Ox head (Paris discharge mark for large work, 1774-80)
 Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)
Location of marks:
,  on underside of body, inside of cover; mark  struck twice on body, in large and small versions
,  on underside of body
 inside cover, on bottom of liner
 on flange of cover, on rim edge of liner
Illegible traces of two marks are on the bottom of the liner.