Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.12
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside the lid: "TIFFANY & Co./ 17057 A/ MAKERS/ STERLING/ M"
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; globular body with inscribed banding around the center and geometric engraving around perforations above and below; hinged cover and attached link chain with terminal ring; makers' marks stamped inside 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