Inscription: Engraved: G and R flanking the royal arms and cipher.
Inscribed: HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
Marking:  SP (maker's mark for Simon Pantin);
 lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
 lion's head frontal, crowned;
 M (London date letter for 1727).
Location of marks:
Under foot and on cover of sugar bowl
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until September 25, 1968; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1968; to MMA)