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TEA STRAINER

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The strainer is shaped like a spoon with a large, round, deep bowl, which is ribbed with holes. Around the edge is a series of fleurettes. The fiddle-shaped handle is decorated on the end.

Category:
tools and equipment
Object name:
TEA STRAINER
Made from:
Silver gilt
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1840
Size:
17.8 cm (7 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.105
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK hallmarks: 1. crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg; 2. A. T. 1840 [transcription] for tester and date; B. F. [transcription] for maker
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Fabergé Rediscovered