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Inscription: engraved on rim: [arms and crest of Hancock]engraved on rim in script: The Gift of the Hon;[superscript "ble"] THOMAS HANCOCK ESQ[superscript "R" over ,,] to the CHURCH in Brattle Street Boston 1764. [note that words in all capitals are shaded roman]engraved on underside: oz wt / 2=5=1=Marking: marked on underside in script: Minott (in rectangle)
Brattle Street Church, Boston; Francis Hill Bigelow, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1912; sold to Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, December 1912; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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