Overall (wt. confirmed): 11 3/4 x 16 in., 16.8 lb. (29.8 x 40.6 cm, 7.64 kg)
Gift of Mrs. Reginald McVitty and Estate of Janet C. Livingston, 1976
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 553
This tureen came from a service purchased in 1805 by Chancellor Robert R. Livingston (1746–1813) from Governor Morris (1752–1816), American politician and diplomat.
Marking:  Fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J N R, a sheaf of wheat (maker's mark of Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers)  Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large silver, 1774–80)  Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1775–76)  Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774–80)
Location of marks: - inside bottom of tureen, inside cover underneath boss  on edge of boss
Robert R. Livingston , Clermont, New York ; Mrs. Reginald McVitty ; and Estate of Janet C. Livingston (until 1976; to MMA)