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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.40
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 5.4 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: a cross between "STERLING" and "2370A" engraved: front center: "C S" in script
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; urn-shaped body with a band of chased floral design and circular perforations; hinged, conical domed lid with circular perforations and a chain with a ring terminal attached to the top; engraved below the lid on the front, "C S" in script; 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