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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.19ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "TIFFANY & CO MAKERS STERLING" engraved: front center: "J F C" in script
Description: 
Silver tea infuster; acorn-shaped body with circular perforations around the lower body; circular lid with scallops and fluting, raised in the center; two pin and notch closures; chain with a ring terminus strung through the center; front center engraved, "J F C" in script; makers' marks 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