Sterling Silver Teapot Spout Tea Strainer Basket Ornate 1890s Tea Leaf Catcher Manchester
This is a Manchester Silver Company, USA sterling silver pivoting tea strainer basket with prongs that fit into the teapot spout and swivel below the spout to strain out the leaves as loose tea is poured from the teapot.
The elegant sterling silver teapot spout tea strainer measures 1 inch high by 2.25 inches in diameter, with 2.75 inch long prongs.
The sterling basket tea strainer dates to 1887-1904 by the mark.
These are rarely seen, and perfect for an elegant Bridal Tea or Engagement Tea...or just afternoon tea, and is in wonderful used vintage condition.
Edwardian, Victorian, tea party, afternoon tea, Bridal tea, engagement tea
The overall weight is 23.5 grams of sterling silver
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