Inscription: Engraved on bottom: Geo III 1769 / 02 / 13-17
Marking:  Hibernia (duty mark);
 crowned harp (Dublin assay office mark);
 Y in a shield (Dublin date letter for 1771);
 C T in rectangle (maker's mark for Charles Townsend).
Location of marks:
All repeated near the handles.
[ Crichton Brothers, Silversmiths & Jewellers , until 1907; sold to MMA ]