An antique French sterling silver and vermeil tea strainer C 1900. The beautiful over the cup style strainer has a delicate handle with Bell-flower and vine motifs. Very nice condition….a gift any tea lover would love to receive.
A perfect gift for the tea lover. I have just received five French tea strainers and will be listing them this week. You can use the search function in my shop to see the others.
French sterling silver, marked for .950 silver guarantee and maker’s punch for Gustave Keller, 65 rue de Turbigo, Paris (1881-1922)
Keller's work was sought after due to the quality and design. His company was an official supplier of several courts including Russia, Greece, Spain and Romania. The last Tsar of Russian purchased was a frequent customer.
Measurements; 5 1/8” long, bowl 1 ¾” in diameter
Condition Report; Very good, some loss of vermeil (gold wash)
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