Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.29
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "STERLING/ BLACK STARR & FROST" in roman letters besides "B [clover] L" in gothic script
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; hextagonal globe body with circular perforations all over; hinged in the center; chain with terminal ring applied to the top; maker's mark stamped on the bezel.
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