Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.60
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 in. ( 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "W & H STERLING 41"
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; globular body with two cut work foliate scroll bands around the center; paisley perforations in two rings around the top and bottom of the body; hinged in the center; chain with a ring terminal attached to the top; makers' marks 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