Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.44
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 7 x 5.7 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: a cross below "STERLING/ 2619W"
Description: 
Wrought and cast silver tea infuser in the shape of a tea-kettle; globular body with a convex band below the cover and a circular foot foot; circular perforations around the body and in the base; band of engraved foliate scrolls below the cover; hinged, domed cover with perforations in the top, a ball finial and applied bail handle; s-curve spout with a notched lip applied to the body; chain with a ring teminal attached to the handle; 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