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Object Timeline

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1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1959

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Tea Infuser (USA), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Tea infuser. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is silver-plate, ebony. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Double Cylinder Pendant Necklace, 2008
  • fabricated oxidized sterling silver, hand drilled and perforated yellow gold....
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-27

Its dimensions are

5 x 5.4 x 4.2 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Tea Infuser (USA), late 19th–early 20th century; silver-plate, ebony; 5 x 5.4 x 4.2 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.); 1959-81-4

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