The raised tea strainer has a shallow circular bowl that is pierced with dots and lines within an engraved ten-pointed star. The longer handle is straight, with a spatulate end; the other has a narrow neck that opens onto a round end.
“STERLING / Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / B” struck on bottom.
Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Alma Bent, Stone’s cousin, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund