With a capacity of 180 ml it may not have been intended for tea. Matching hallmarks to rim, lid and spout cover. Hallmarks are for Birmingham, 1893, maker's mark unclear.
In antique condition with some wear. General surface wear throughout including minor ding and scratches. Some flea-bites to the tip of the spout see pic.A piece of silver added where handle meets rim. Hallmarks clear and legible other than maker's marks.