Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.17ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "TIFFANY & CO M STERLING"
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; egg-shaped body with fluting around each half, tapering toward the ends; circular perforations in the flutes; short lengths of chain attached to each half and to another length of chain with a terminal ring; 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