Tea infuser

Object Number: 
ca. 1900
Overall: 2 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm )
stamped: on the base: a cross below "STERLING/ 2768"
Wrought and cast silver tea infuser in the shape of a tea-kettle; cylindrical body with a convex band below the convex shoulder and a band around the foot; circular perforations along the bands and in the base; hinged, stepped and domed, cover with perforations in the top, a ball finial and applied bail handle; s-curve spout with a notched lip applied to the body; chain with a ring teminal attached to the handle; makers' marks stamped on the base.
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