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Tea Infuser with Stand Tea Infuser, ca. 1900

This is a tea infuser. It was made by Whiting Manufacturing. Co.. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Frame, ca. 1887
  • silver-plated electroformed copper.
  • Gift of Ronal Fritz.
  • 1980-49-1

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Its dimensions are

H x diam. (tea infuser): 6.1 x 5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.) H x diam. (stand): 1.3 x 7.6 cm (1/2 in. x 3 in.)

It has the following markings

Base of stand stamped with lion passant with W (Whiting trademark), Sterling 4344

Cite this object as

Tea Infuser with Stand Tea Infuser, ca. 1900; Made by Whiting Manufacturing. Co. ; USA; silver; H x diam. (tea infuser): 6.1 x 5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.) H x diam. (stand): 1.3 x 7.6 cm (1/2 in. x 3 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1957-100-8-a/c

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