A 'Chinese silver' tea service Late Qing Dynasty, impressed maker's mark Luen-wo in English and Chinese
Lot 536Y
A 'Chinese silver' tea service Late Qing Dynasty, impressed maker's mark Luenwo in English and Chinese
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 31,364) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 'Chinese silver' tea service
Late Qing Dynasty, impressed maker's mark Luenwo in English and Chinese
Comprising a large rectangular two-handled tray, and cast around the rim on each flat edge in high relief with Chinese auspicious inscriptions, 70cm (27½in) wide; a lobed tapering coffee pot, 18cm (7½in) high; a teapot, 25cm (9¾) wide; a milk jug, 9cm (3½in) high; and a two-handled sugar bowl 17.5cm (6¾in) wide, with a shield monogrammed L, all cast on the small vertical flutes with alternate upright floral menders and auspicious inscriptions or poems in high relief, all except the sugar bowl.
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Footnotes

  • Please note that this item contains ivory and is therefore subject to CITES regulations when exported outside the EU.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this item contains ivory and is therefore subject to CITES regulations when exported outside the EU.
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