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Tea infuser

2006.44.1926AB (RS98248)

Description

Round white ceramic tea infuser with pierced body and flared rim. Matching white ceramic saucer.

Details

Maker
Hobbs Patent Antitannic Infuser Co. Ltd. (Maker)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)
Hobbs, James (Inventor)
Date
ca. 1886
Inscriptions
"UNITED STATES PATENT / No. 370.141 / ENGLAND" (stamped)
"HOBBS'S INFUSER / PATENT / Rd 36829 / ANTITANNIC" (stamped)
"JONES. McDUFFEE & STRATTON / BOSTON / ENGLAND" (stamped)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ceramic (material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ceramic (material)
cookware
Infuser, Tea
tea infusers
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1926AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
181305

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