19th Century Chinese Export Canton Rose Mandarin Mug

19th Century Chinese Export Canton Rose Mandarin Mug


Chinese export canton famille rose mug, mid-19th century.



Dimensions: Approximately 3” diameter x 4⅛” tall.



The rim is edged in gold.


The border is decorated with a pattern of colorful flowers and butterflies.


The body is decorated with a continuous domestic garden scene.


The intertwined handle has remnants of gilding.


The base is unmarked and is roughly potted.


For a discussion of Canton famille rose porcelain, see Feller, “Chinese Export Porcelain of the 19th Century: The Canton Famille Rose Porcelains”.


There is also a discussion in Chapters XIV and XV of Nadler, “China to Order”.


Condition: Rubbed gilding on the handle; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.

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