Marking:  Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
 Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
 D in shaped shield (date letter for 1581–82);
 indecipherable within an oval outline (unidentified maker's mark).
Location of marks:
– on half dome of base near junction with vertical mid-section of stand
Courtenay Vivian ; R. W. M. Walker, Esq. (until 1945; sale, Christie's, London, July 11, 1945, no. 229; sold for £800 to Mallet); Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)