Tea ball

Object Number: 
1956.171.13ab[dup]
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 1 in. × 1 1/4 in. (2.5 × 3.2 cm) Overall (b): 5/8 in. × 1 1/4 in. (1.6 × 3.2 cm)
Description: 
Metal tea ball with a ten sided perforated cylindical base; top and base threaded to screw together; round perforated and fluted top; chain with a hook attached to top for hanging in a tea pot.
Gallery Label: 
This tea ball belonged to Ruth Draper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E. C. Carter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group