Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.21ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 4.4 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the side of the lid: "TIFFANY & Co MAKERS STERLING M 11577"
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; acorn-shaped body with four lobes; foliate scoll decoration at the top of each lobe with perforations below; circular screw-on lid with perforated decoration; chain with a ring terminal attached to the top of the lid; makers' marks stamped on the side of the lid.
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