Marking: Stamped on base:
1] lozenge-shaped registration mark for 3 June, 1872 (for registration marking system, see Geoffrey Godden, New Handbook of British Pottery & Porcelain Marks, 1999, p. 169).
Stamped on the rim of the silver mounts:
1] crown (town mark for Sheffield)
2] lion passant
3] duty mark of a head in profile
4] G (date letter for 1874/5)
5] maker's mark: J over A.R. (?), partially erased.
Stamped on interior of the domed lid:
1] lion passant
2] marker's mark: J over A.R.