Dish with cover and liner, Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers (1736–1788, master 1765, retired 1777), Silver, French, Paris

Dish with cover and liner

Maker:
Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers (1736–1788, master 1765, retired 1777)
Date:
1775–76
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (dish with cover .318a, b): 7 5/16 × 12 1/2 in. (18.6 × 31.8 cm);
Diameter (liner .319c): 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Livingston, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.318a–c
Not on view
Part of a service that descended in the family of its first American owner, Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York (1746–1813). The design repeats several motifs used earlier by Roettiers in his "Orloff" service. The shape of the dish is unique to this service.
Marking: [1] Fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, J N R, a sheaf of wheat (maker's mark)
[2] Crowned A (Paris charge mark for large work, 1768-74)
[3] Crowned M (Paris warden's mark, 1775-76)
[4] Ox's head (Paris discharge mark for large work, 1774-80)
[5] Monkey's head (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1774-80)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] inside cover, underside of tureen, underside of liner
[4] underside of tureen
[5] on insetting rim of cover, on top edge of liner
Robert R. Livingston ; Mrs. Robert R. Livingston (until 1973; to MMA)