in plate, on the rim of bowl hanging on the wall: . LLMONA ... N
lower margin, center: . I . M .
watermark: hand with flower; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; in black ink: Robert Balmanno FSA London 182[9? last digit is not visible; Lugt 213]
Robert Balmanno (1780-about 1863, London); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); purchased by the MFA November 1897
Harvey D. Parker Collection