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Object Name: Tea infuser
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 3.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Cast and wrought silver tea infuser; caldron-shaped body with an all over hammered surface; circular perforations in the bottom of the bowl and around the sides; hinged, flat circular lid with concave sides, a ball finial, and circular perforations in the top; semi-circular handle attached to each side with a chain with a ring terminal attached to its center; bowl seated on the hollow legs; makers' marks stamped on the bezel.
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Mildred S. Rosenberg, Queens, New York
Object Number: 1988.39
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Marks: stamped: on the bezel: a cross between "STERLING" and "2767H"