Tea infuser stand

Object Number: 
1988.48
Date: 
ca. 1920 - 1930
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the intrior: "STERLING" and "666" on either side of a cat's head
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; globular body, hinged in the center, with repoussé chased foliate scroll decoration on the top and base; circular perforations all over; chain with ring terminal attached to the top; makers' marks stamped on the interior.
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