A jade reticulated plaque. Ming-Qing Dynasty. Photo Bonhams
Decorated with a deer under a pine and a prunus tree, holding in its mouth a tendril with a peach, the stone of white tone with cloudy white inclusions. 6cm (2½in) square.
Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com