A Chinese export silver four-piece tea and coffee service, Hoaching, Canton, circa 1870
each piece of baluster form, profusely chased with bamboo leaves around vacant cartouches, the pots with ivory insulators, the handles all with cut-out bamboo junctions, the covers with stylised bamboo branch finials,
coffee pot 21cm., 8 ¼ in. high
2309gr., 74oz. 5dwt.