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Inscription: engaved on body in script: The Present of the / Heirs of John Roosevelt / Ob[superscript "t"] Apr[superscript "l"] 4[superscript "th"] 1750 AE (conjoined) 63 y:[superscript "rs"] / to Christopher Bancker for his / Special Services to the FamilyMarking: marked twice on underside: AB (in oval) ; ET ( in rectangle)
Christopher Bancker (1695–1763); to his son Evert Bancker (1721–1803); to his son Abraham Boelen Bancker (1754–1806); by descent to Emily Burrall Hoffman Hatton (d. 1942); bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1948.
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