A similar example with the crest and initials of Peter Le Mesurier, the hereditary governor of Alderney in the late 18th century, is illustrated in Michel Beurdeley, Porcelain of the East India Companies, London, 1962, cat. no. 71. Other members of the family include Paul Le Mesurier, who was the Lord Mayor of London in 1793 and Captain Frederick Le Mesurier, who was the Commander of the East Indiaman ' Ponsborne' at Canton in 1787.
An identical example was sold in these rooms, May 9, 1972, lot 306, and two further examples of the same form, but painted with the arms of Montgomery, and from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, were sold at Christie's New York, May 9, 2018, lot 158.