Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.59
Date: 
ca. 1904
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "STERLING" besides a garlanded candle and "5203"
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; octagonal body tapering to a point at the bottom with paisley cut work all over; concave soulder; hinged, octagonal domed cover with paisley cut work comes to a point in the center; chain with a terminal ring attached to the top of the cover; makers' marks 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