An antique French sterling silver tea strainer C 1900. The lovely hanging basket style strainer is decorated in the Art Nouveau style with flowers and a butterfly A very light monogram on the front of the strainer appears to be “MB”
Very nice condition with two small bumpbs on the bottom. A gift any tea lover would love to receive. I have just received six 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, C 1900, marked for .950 silver guarantee and maker’s punch for Léontine Compère who succeeded Ernest Compère,( 1868-1888)a running rabbit / un lapin courant, 79 rue Quincampoix Paris
Measurements; 2” in diameter and 1 1/4” high, weight 17 grams
Condition Report; Very good, 2 small dings on bottom edge, micro surface scratches all in accordance with age and use.