Inscription: (Monogram under base of each candlestick and on top of each bobêche, in XIX century script, under an earl's coronet) E N (for Normanton)
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
 Small black letter f (date letter for 1683-84);
 Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
 W F, double bowknot above, cinquefoil below (maker's mark for William Fowle);
 tiny mark, almost unidentifiable.
Location of marks:
- under base of each, one mark in each corner.
 on insetting of rim of each bobêche.
Lord Swaythling , London ; Lord Astor of Hever ; [ Important Old English and French Silver, Christie, Manson and Woods , London, May 15, 1963, no. 108; to Phillips ] ; J. Phillips (from 1963)