A four-piece export silver tea set
Late Qing/Republic Period, marked Luen Wo
Including a coffee pot and teapot, each with hinged cover, and the creamer decorated in repoussé with opposing figural panels separated by flower and rock motifs on the six lobes of the body, the bases stamped twice LW separated by the Chinese character bo, the small sugar decorated en suite and stamped to the base LUENWO in Roman letters and the Chinese characters bao feng (minor losses).
7 1/2in (18cm) height of teapot
50oz 16dwts weight of set