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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.13ab
Date: 
1902 - 1907
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "TIFFANY & CO./ MAKERS/STERLING/C"
Description: 
Wrought and cast silver tea infuser; globular body with repoussé chased foliate scrolls around perforations on the top and base; cast in two sections and held together with pins fitted into notches and a chain with terminal ring strung through the center; 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