Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.18
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 4.8 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside the lid: "TIFFANY & Co/ 17062 MAKERS 29217/ STERLING/ M"
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; egg-shaped body with perforated decoration around the body; hinged circular lid with perforations in a star shape; chain attached to the top of the lid with a ball terminal; makers' marks on the intrior of the lid.
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