An antique French sterling silver tea strainer in the “over the cup” style. A single Lotus flower and rosettes adorn the handle. Guilloche style decoration encompasses the outside bowl of the strainer.
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 C 1900, marked with French Minerve 1st standard (Titre) mark the sterling silver guarantee of .950 and the maker’s punch is for Louis Coignet, Paris a 20 rue Barbette (1893-1928)
Measurements; 5 ½” long, bowl is 1 ¾”” in diameter, 37 gram weight
Condition Report; Very good
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