An extremely rare hard to find old Sterling Silver tea strainer by STIEFF. This piece bears the very early Crown B trademark, which dates it to 1892-1904. It is in a beautiful high-relief repousse pattern with mixed floral motif, multi-part rat tail tang, and applied edge border.
This tea strainer is in phenomenal condition for its age. No significant dings or dents. It has a beautiful old hand-engraved monogram "J".
66.4 grams gross weight.