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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.35
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: a cross between "STERLING" and "2766"
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser in the shape of a barrel with three hammered bands around the sides; top and bottom depressed with circular depressions through each; hinged in the center; chain with ring terminal attached at the rear center, below the hinge; maker's mark stamped on the bezel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mildred S. Rosenberg, Queens, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group