Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.42
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 4.8 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: a cross between "STERLING" and "3018"
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser in the shape of a lantern; cylindrical body with perforations in the sides and the base; hinged conical lid with perforations and a chain with ring trminal attached to the top; maker's mark 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