Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.49
Date: 
ca. 1897 - 1903
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the rim: a horse besides, "STERLING/ 925/---/1000/FINE/ 6735"
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; bell-shaped body with two inscribed bands of circular perforations around the center and base; circular screen hinged to the bottom; ovoid hook with a chain with a terminal ring attached, applied to the top of the bell; maker's marks stamped on the rim.
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