Signature: (underneath figure of Jacob) PM (engraved)
Inscription: Each letter separately struck with a die, not engraved.
(on top of rim)
HIC SAXO POSITIS HVMERIS DEFESSVS IACOB SCALAS COELIGENAS SCANDERE SOEPE VIDET.
(on lower part of rim)
INNIXVMQVE DEVM SCALIS, PROMISSA SVPERNE FIRMANTEM, ATQVE AMPLAS POSTERITATIS OPES.
"Here, his shoulders laid on the rock, the exhausted Jacob sees angels frequently climb the ladder and [he sees] God, leaning down the ladder, confirming promises from above and [promising] great numbers of descendants."
(in scene) GE 28 (refers to Genesis and chapter), (mark die-struck)
(above scene) 8, (engraved)
Marking: (at right of upper inscription, upside down)
numeral 13 in shield, fleur-de-lis above, 17th century Strasbourg mark