The handle is made of wood. The strainer is unusual in that it has a lid. The bowl itself is gilted. Condition is very good, just normal wear and tear. The strainer is hallmarked with Minerva used in France to denote 95% silver purity. Length with handle: 8.5 inches, width of the strainer (upper diameter): 4.5 inches, height: ~2.5 inches, weight: 4.2 oz.
Large French 950 silver tea strainer