- Small, perforated, octagonal or eight panel-sided teapot-shaped infuser with a right-angled, C-curve handle, bellied spout with split lip, and flared, hinged lid with a short, oval link chain ending in a circular ring attached to its pointed top. Lid collar struck on exterior "STERLING" in sans serif letters and with trademark superimposed "W" and "Co" pierced horizontally by a right-facing feathered arrow.
- Maker is Webster Co. of North Attleboro, MA; 1894-present. George K. Webster started the business in 1869 as G.K. Webster and Co., but it was renamed Webster Company following his death in 1894. Since 1950, it has been a subsidiary of Reed & Barton. The firm specializes in holloware, novelty and vanity items.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- infuser, tea
- date made
- ca 1929
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, North Attleboro
- Physical Description
- silver (overall material)
- overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 in x 2 1/8 in; 3.81 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.3975 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
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- Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
- Domestic Furnishings
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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