Floor Closure

The second floor of the Museum will be closed Saturday, December 16.

Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.15ab
Date: 
designed 1892-93, made 1907-1947
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bezel: "TIFFANY & CO. 11263 MAKERS STERLING M" engraved: center of body: "F W H" in script
Description: 
Cast silver tea infuser; globular body with rings of perforations; cast in two halves and attached with three pin and notch closures; each half attached to a short length of chain attached to another chain length with a ring terminal; body engraved, "F H W" in script; 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