Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.30
Date: 
ca. 1890-1910
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 5.4 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside of the lid: "STERLING" in roman letters besides "S/ C" superimposed
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; egg-shaped body with an all over floral repoussé chased design; hinged lid; chain with terminal ring applied to the top; maker's marks stamped on the inside of 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