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19th C. Chinese Export Canton Famille Rose Mandarin Box and Cover, ~8"L (Lot 374)



Product Overview

  • Description

    • Lot 374 - A rare and unusual Rose Mandarin box and cover finely painted with a garden terrace scene of Mandarin figures enjoying leisurely pursuits, the gilded key fret border with bats painted in iron-red framing each corner. The box decorated with butterflies, fruits, and flowers.

  • Weights and Measurements

    • Dimensions

      7.5"L x 3.75"W x 2.5"H


      1 lb. 15.4 oz.

      Carton Dimensions

      12"L x 12"W x 12"H

      Carton Weight

      ~4 lbs.

  • Features and Specifications

    • Product Type

      Box and Cover


      Antique Original


      China Trade


      Chinese Export

      Export Market


      Region of Origin


      Dynastic Period

      Qing Dynasty

      Reign Period

      Daoguang (1821-1850)

      Primary Material

      Porcelain & Pottery

      Color Palette

      Famille Rose

      Decoration/Design Pattern

      Rose Mandarin


      Rectangular Box




      Property of the Mike Bowen Collection in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

      Condition Report

      Good condition overall with no hairlines or repairs. There are some small chips to the edge of the interior divider and there is minor gilding wear consistent with age and use.

  • Shipping and Returns

    • All antique and vintage items are sold as is and where is. All sales are final.

      Buyer is responsible for all shipping costs, carrier charges, taxes, duties, and any other applicable government fees.

      All items ship from our gallery located at 22B Atlantic Avenue, Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945. Shipping will be calculated based on buyer's shipping address, and the Carton Dimensions and Carton Weight specified above.


      Room Tonic Asian Art warranties that all items will be delivered free of damage, not withstanding defects illustrated in photos in the image gallery and noted in our Condition Report.

      Should any damage occur during shipping, customer must inform Room Tonic's Customer Service within three business days of delivery and customer must take photographs or video to illustrate the damages with the product in place and unremoved from the original packaging. Images and/or video must be sent to Room Tonic Customer Service upon request. 

      For more information on shipping, please read our complete Shipping Policy page. For information on refunds and returns, please read our complete Refund Policy page.

  • About the Brand

    • Room Tonic Asian Art is the Asian art and antiques business of Room Tonic run by Matthew Munafo, General Manager and Dealer of Asian Art & Antiques. Our gallery is located on the second floor above Room Tonic's retail shop and storefront.

      We welcome the opportunity to identify and appraise your family's Asian art treasures and heirlooms, before they are handed over to local estate sellers and clean-out crews. House calls and gallery visits by appointment only.

      For Appointments or Enquiries please call Matthew Munafo directly at (781) 244-9586.

      Antique objects we buy include Chinese Export Porcelain, Ming & Qing Official Wares, Paintings and Calligraphy, Furniture and Textiles, Bronze Figures and Jade, Scholar's Objects, Bamboo Carvings, Wood Carvings, and Lacquerware.

      About Matthew Munafo, Dealer of Asian Art & Antiques
      Matthew Munafo is a collector and dealer of Asian art with a particular focus on Chinese works and Chinese history. Room Tonic Asian Art's primary goal is to seek out, acquire, and preserve precious objects of Asian art so they may be placed with institutions and custodians of important collections to ensure their safety for exhibition to be enjoyed and admired by enthusiasts for generations to come.