Inscription: (Monogram, underneath tray, 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);
 I H, crown above, cinquefoil below (maker's mark, unidentified).
Location of marks:
- on top, two at each end;
 under handle.
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)