Inscribed, on obverse, in ink, upper center: Seimsen & Co, Masonic Temple, Pustau & Co.; inscribed, on obverse, in ink, lower center: Shanghai; inscribed, on reverse, in ink, center: Seimsen & Co's Hong / Masonic Temple / Shanghai / Pustau & Co's Hong
Collected by Elizabeth Adams Hill (1839-1902) and Charles Eugene Hill (1831-1884) in China, 1860s; acquired by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C., date unknown; given to present collection, 1983.
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