Inscription: (On underside) Laurentius Agar. (hac de Societate, 1664 & etc)/
Serviens ad legem, 12º Gu:3.1700./
=hoc dat amicè, 1709./
Lau:bli Societati Hospitij vulgo vocati/
Staple Inn: LASAL.
(Translation): Laurence Agar (of this Society, 1664 etc.)/
The 12th Serjeant-at-law, on June 3, 1700/
gives this in friendship, 1709/
to the Worshipful Society of the Hostel commonly called/
Staple Inn: LASAL [possibly standing for Laurence Agar, Serjeant-at-law].
Marking:  WA (maker's mark for Joseph Ward);
 Gothic n (London date letter for 1708–9);
 Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
 Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling).
Location of marks:
– On underside
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; to Irwin Untermyer, July 25, 1962 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1962–68; to MMA)