Inscription: engraved on front of body: [crest of eagle with wings spread] / 1838. / Levinus Clarkson Jun[superscript r over period] / From his affectionate Aunt & Uncle Augustus V. Van Horne.
engraved on lid in elaborately shaded roman: W / G S
Marking: marked on cover near thumbpiece: C K (in rectangle)
Edward L. Clarkson, until died 1929