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Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.47ab
Date: 
ca. 1922
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "L/ L" in a scroll above, "STERLING/ 200"
Description: 
Wrought and cast silver tea infuser in the shape of a tea-kettle; circular, domed body with a convex band below the straight neck and a concave band around the foot; circular perforations all over the body; domed, screw-on cover with perforations in the top, a ball finial and applied bail handle; s-curve spout with a notched lip applied to the body; chai with a ring teminal attached to the handle; maker's marks stamped on the base.
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