Tea infuser

Object Number: 
1988.55
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: below the hinge: "STERLING" between a winged "S" and "3377" over "
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; globular body with two honeycomb bands around the center; four-leaf-clover perforations in two rings around the top and bottom of the body; hinged in the center; chain with a ring terminal attached to the top; makers' marks stamped below the hinge.
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