Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.38
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 4.1 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: a cross below "STERLING/ 187"
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; globular body with all over repoussé chased foliate scroll decoration and circular perforations; hinged lid with the same repoussé chased design; chain with a ring terminal attached to the top; makers' 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