Inscription: engraved on underside of bowl in shaded roman: S:M engraved on handle: April 17. 1692. (in script) / Francis Lambert. (roman) engraved on bowl opposite handle: Susannah Moore, May 24th ("th" are superscript with a dot underneath each letter) 1725. (in script) / ANDREW SMYTH (roman caps), June 21st ("st" are superscript with a dot underneath each letter) 1765. (in script) / JOHN W. SMYTH, (roman caps) July 28th ("th" superscript with a dot under each letter) 1807. (in script) / Georgiana M. Smyth, (in Gothic script) Sept. 23d ("d" is superscript with a dot below) 1840. (in script)
Marking: marked twice on underside: AB (in oval)
Possibly Francis Lambert (1692–1782); Susannah Moore (1725–1803); Andrew Smyth (1765–1827); John William Smyth (1807–1866); Georgiana Maria Smyth (b. 1840); Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1933.