By silversmith Robert Abercrombie. Engraved on reverse "From Godfrey Malbone of Newport. Obt. Nov 1787 to his daughter Elizabeth Hutchinson Obt. 1756, to her daughter Catherine Putnam, to her daughter Catherine Brinley, obt. Oct. 1842, to her son George Brinley, Jr., Obt. May 1875, to his son, George Brinley Tertius, Obt. August 24, 1892, to his son George Brinley, Obt. May 6, 1835, to his nephew Edward Charles Brinley, Jr." Also engraved Malbone-Scott coat of arms on top. London hallmark for 1741 with the touch mark "RA" in script in two conjoined circles for silversmith Robert Abercrombie. With respect to the anomalous first date in the chain of custody, note that Godfrey Malbone died in 1768.
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