Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
 b (London date letter for 1737–38);
 Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
 P L, with crown and star above, pellet between letters, fleur-de-lis (?) below (maker's mark for Paul de Lamerie, entered 1739).
Location of marks:
All on bottom of each saltcellar
Jules S. Bache , New York (until d. 1944; to MMA)