Exceptional Sterling Silver Tea Strainer, made in the late 1800's, early 1900's by R Wallace & Sons, Connecticut. Decorative bead work around the six sides makes this an elegant classic, luxury quality for your tea time! The fine turned handle is ebonized dark wood, fully marked with the R Wallace & Sons name and STERLING. A treasure to add to your tea table, or to gift to a host or hostess you love who has a silver or tea related collection. Patina from being used over 100 years. Measures 7" long, bowl:2~1/2 x 2~3/4.