Tea infuser

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1886

GUSN

GUSN-181305

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea infusers
cookware
ceramic (material)
Infuser, Tea

Inscription

"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.),

Maker

Hobbs Patent Antitannic Infuser Co. Ltd. (Maker)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)
Hobbs, James (Inventor)

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1926AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)