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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.14ab
Date: 
1902 - 1907
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "TIFFANY & CO. MAKERS STERLING C" engraved: on the cover: "A.C.S. "Whiteface""
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; acorn-shaped body with a band of repoussé chased foliate scrolls below the concave shoulder; circular perforations all over the lower body; circular domed lid with two pin and notch closures in the bezel; chain with a terminal ring strung through the body and attached to the bottom; 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