This tazza is finely chased with figures in a Chinese landscape. This type of ornament was briefly popular in the 1680s and may have been the work of a single workshop in London that decorated wares obtained from other goldsmiths.
Inscription: Cut on flat edge of foot: lll
Marking:  Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);  Lion passant guardant (English quality mark for sterling);  e in pointed shield (London date letter for 1682–83);  TI, two escallop shells between, hinges together (maker's mark for Thomas Jenkins).
Location of marks: – On flat of top surface near lower edge of the pictorial compostition;  inside pedestal part of foot
[ S. J. Shrubsole , New York, until April 2, 1969; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1969; to MMA)