An antique French sterling silver tea strainer in the “over the cup” style with Rococo motifs. Floral and shell work decorate the edges of the handle and around the 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 makers punch is for Gabert & Conreau, Paris 24 rue Beaubourg (1901-1906)
Measurements; 6 1/4” long, bowl is 2 5/8” in diameter, 41 grams
Condition Report; Very good
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