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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.16ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: " TIFFANY & CO./ 11975/ T/ 5673/ STERLING/ 925-1000"
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; globular body with rings of perforations and an applied knob finial; cast in two parts and attached with two pin and notch closures; chain with a ring terminal strung through the center and attached to the bottom; 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